Where Are They Now? - Jerry Passer

Jerry Passer, a former farm broadcaster at Brownfield Ag News, has retired and lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa...

Where Are They Now? - Kristi Pettis Osterlund

Kristi Pettis Osterlund, a former farm broadcaster with USDA and the Northern Ag Network, has two children with her husband, Mark, and lives in Montana...

Where Are They Now? - Brian Langeland

Brian Langeland, a former farm broadcaster with KLGR Radio in Redwood Falls, Minnesota, has a family of five and now works as a district sales manager for Syngenta and Golden Harvest Seeds...



Where Are They Now? - Jeanette Merritt

Jeanette Merritt, a former Indiana farm broadcaster, is still active in agriculture today...



Where Are They Now? - Rich Hawkins

Recently, I talked with Rich Hawkins, a longtime NAFB member who -- although retired -- stays involved in broadcasting.



Where Are They Now? - Ken Tanner

This month, I talked with Former NAFB President Ken Tanner.

Ken is dealing with some health issues but was happy to share some of his farm-broadcasting and baseball-announcing experiences.


Where Are They Now? - Skip Davis

For this edition of “Where Are They Now?,” I fvisited with longtime Indiana farm broadcaster Skip Davis, who retired in 2008; and--as you’ll hear--is enjoying retirement but has fond memories of his career.

Pictured are Susan and Skip Davis.

Where Are They Now? - Randy Rasmussen

For this edition of “Where Are They Now?,” I caught up with Randy Rasmussen, another former farm broadcaster who now is a member of the clergy. Randy shares some of his NAFB memories and stories.

Randy Rasmussen


Where Are They Now? - Mike LePorte


Mike LePorte



Where Are They Now? - Rich Balvanz

Starting with this issue, a "Where Are They Now?" interview will be included in most eChats.

Photo used with permission
from Rich Balvanz