Rick Worthington became a member of the Ag Information Network of the West in 2017 as the host of the Farm and Ranch Report. Worthington is a longtime broadcaster who started his radio career in his hometown of Elko, Nevada. 

It’s been a busy month of appearances for the Linder Farm Network, reports Lynn Ketelsen (Owatanna, Minnesota), including Dairy Days across the state, local ag celebrations, and county fairs. “I just returned from a weeklong Linder Farm Network crop tour through Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio, with daily reports live on the air,” he said.

Nebraska Rural Radio Association (NRRA) General Manager and CEO Craig Larson recently announced he plans to step down from his position on January 1, 2020. Larson informed the NRRA Board of Directors at their quarterly meeting in April. Larson has been with the ag media company for 24 years, serving the last eight years as general manager and CEO. 

Roddy Peeples (NAFB Emeritis Member, Dallas, Texas) made a long-desired trip in late March and April to the D-Day landing beaches and, even more specifically, Ponte du Hoc. His son, Rick (left), joined him for the trip. 

Gale Cunningham, (Farm Director, WYXY Classic 99.1 FM, Champaign, Illinois) said, “Being selected as NAFB National Vice President is indeed one of my most precious recognitions. Serving farm broadcasters, allied industry members, management and sales members, and honorary and emeritus members is such an honor. In each case, the passion and dedication of delivering the story of agriculture to farmers, ranchers, and  consumers is unquestionably the highest privilege one could have.”