West Texas has been stuck in a drought for 40-plus months, reports Tony St. James (KDDD, Dumas, TX and KFLP, Floydada, TX).  Any rain across the region is usually wiped out by high winds and hot temps.  “But now we may be seeing some light at the end of the tunnel.”  Widespread rain the last week of May filled rain gauges for the first time in four years... 

On January 1, Lorrie Boyer returned as Farm Director and Morning Show host to Farm Radio 1010 KSIR (Fort Morgan, CO).  Lorrie may be “new” to her “old” position, but she is no stranger to radio and farm broadcasting. She started her career in 1998 at KLMR (Lamar, CO), and she spent four years there serving as Farm Director and mid-day radio show hos t for the country music station.

Service to Forestry and Farming was recognized recently as three were inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction at a banquet held at White Oak Plantation in Baton Rouge.

A former Pennsylvania farmer left Manasquan, NJ, last Saturday, April 26,to begin his cross country trek driving a 1948 John Deere, Johnny Popper, all the way to Crescent City, CA.  C. Ivan Stoltzfus is an auctioneer and real estate broker, as well as a retired farmer.

Three $5,000 scholarships are available to assist students in pursuit of careers in Agricultural Communications: the Glenn Kummerow Memorial Scholarship, the George Logan Scholarship and the Orion Samuelson Scholarship.

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