Airing on the Side of Agriculture

Hoosier Ag Today Expands Market Coverage

Hoosier Ag Today Network (HAT) has responded to tumbling oil, financial, corn, and soybean prices with expanded market coverage.

New Statewide Agriculture Network Launched in Kentucky

The Edge Media Group is proud to announce a new statewide network with a focus of telling the agriculture story. The Edge Media Group launched the Your Ag Edge network March 16, 2020. The signature program is called Travelin’ The Bluegrass and is hosted by Farm Broadcaster Alan Watts

Bertling is New NAFB Member

KFEQ Radio (St. Joseph, Missouri) recently named Dionne Bertling as its new ag director. Additionally, Bertling has joined NAFB as a Broadcast Council member.

Steever Named 2020 NAMA Marketer of the Year

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) receives nominations and selects an annual recipient who works in agri-marketing or sales and is an active member of NAMA for the NAMA Marketer of the Year award. This award is NAMA’s most prestigious honor given to an active member of the association and recognizes outstanding accomplishments in the field of agri-marketing. This year’s recipient is Sara Steever, principal and president of Paulsen and an Allied Industry Council member of NAFB. 

Bosold Marks 43 Years at WAXX

In late February, Bob Bosold marked his 43rd anniversary on the air at WAXX (Eau Clare, Wisconsin), doing radio and TV broadcasts.

Boyer Selected for Colorado's Who's Who

Immediate NAFB Past President and Colorado Farm Broadcaster Lorrie Boyer was one of 40 ag industry professionals nominated and selected as a Who’s Who in Colorado Agriculture recipient.​

New NAFB Member is RFD-TV Washington Bureau Chief

Farm Broadcaster Corryn La Rue is settling into her leadership role as the RFD-TV Washington, D.C., bureau chief. Just five months after joining the rural television network as a reporter, she shifted into the bureau chief role in October 2019. 

Irlbeck Named Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient

Dr. Erica Irlbeck was one of seven top faculty members presented 2020 research and teaching awards by Texas Tech University Chancellor Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell. Recipients received a $5,000 stipend and an engraved medallion.

Nordlund Wins Shepherd's Voice Award

Montana Farm Broadcaster Lane Nordlund, of the Evan Slack Network, recently was awarded the 2020 Shepherd’s Voice Award for broadcast media.

Speck is New NAFB Member

Sam Speck is a new member of NAFB, now in his first full year of working at the Mid-America Ag Network in Wichita, Kansas.