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. 

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

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.​

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. 

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.