Airing on the Side of Agriculture

Hammerich Awarded NAFB Foundation Grant

The NAFB Foundation has awarded Tim Hammerich (Ag Information Network of the West, Eagle, Idaho) a 2021 Continuing Education Grant to take Jay Acunzo’s “Growable Shows” online course. 

Notes from President Gale

It’s hard to believe it’s the end of February, although I think most of us are ready for 80 degrees and corn planting. It’s only a couple of weeks until we “Spring Forward.” Yea!   

KRVN Celebrates 70 Years of Serving Listeners in Rural America

The Rural Voice of Nebraska celebrated 70 years of broadcasting weather, news, and agriculture information to listeners across Nebraska, Kansas, and Colorado on February 1.

Williams Receives Pennsylvania Award

Dave Williams (Pennsylvania Farm Country Road and PCN Country Roads Network, White Mills, Pennsylvania) is the recipient of the 2021 Gerald W. Reichard Memorial Impact Award.

Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network Signs 100th Station

The Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network (Waco, Texas) signed its 100th radio station, reaching the largest number of affiliates in the network’s 19-year history.

South Dakota Soybean Council Honors Rook with Visionary Leadership Award

One of America’s top farm broadcasters and market reporters, Michelle Rook, has been recognized by the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council with the 2020 Visionary Leadership Award.

Salute to Kansas Senator Pat Roberts

Where do you start when you describe the career of Kansas U.S. Senator Pat Roberts? Did you know he is the only member of Congress in its history to serve as chairman and ranking member of both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees?

Peters Transitions from Farm Broadcasting to Full-Time Mom

With four busy boys and two more babies on the way, Assistant Farm Director Shalee Peters is stepping away from KRVN’s Rural Radio Network to pursue full-time motherhood and raise her children on the family farm.

Former Farm Broadcaster Uses Ag Plots as Crime Novelist

When you read a crime novel by JJ Gould, you notice three things: one, the author must really know radio and agriculture; two, the characters are compelling and unique; and three, there are not a lot of wasted words.

Brownfield's Anderson Announces Retirement

After a 43-year career in agriculture, Brownfield Ag News Anchor/Reporter Ken Anderson has decided to move on to the next stage of life. Anderson retired at the end of the year, signing off for the last time December 30.