Hoosier Ag Today (Zionsville, Indiana) recently announced the acquisition of ownership and management of the Michigan Ag Information Network (MAIN). Beginning May 6, 2019, Hoosier Ag Today will assume program production and distribution. Programs will continue to be referred to as the Michigan Ag Information Network. 

The Funk Companies announced in early April the purchase of the Radio Oklahoma Ag Network from its owners, Watermark Farm Company. 

Erin Nash, NAFB Marketing and Communications Manager, recently received the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) R.C. Ferguson Award. The 2019-20 NAMA President, Scott McClure from the Brighton Agency in St. Louis, presented Nash the award at the 2019 NAMA Spring Conference, held in April in Kansas City.

Patrick Cavanaugh (California Ag Today, Clovis, California) proudly announced that his daughter Erin Sanders and son-in-law Nick are the parents of Madeline Monet Sanders, born April 25, making Patrick a grandfather.

For well over a decade, Farm Broadcaster Joel Heitkamp of North Dakota has given agriculture and rural issues a significant platform on his live, three-hour radio program, News and Views. “For his work in elevating the issues facing family farmers, ranchers, and their communities, National Farmers Union (NFU) awarded Heitkamp with the 2019 Milt Hakel Agriculture Communications Award.