A native of rural Missouri, Katana Ewbank knew from an early age that agriculture was in her future. That path led her to Oklahoma State University and a series of agency jobs after graduation ranging from public relations to strategy, all focused squarely on agriculture.

When agriculture's leaders seek superlative insight and expertise in new and emerging technologies they turn to Chad Colby.  Chad is the founder and principal of Colby AgTech, where he works with progressive farmers, leading companies and government agencies to provide deeper understanding of new technologies and recommendations on its practical applications.

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



Anita Vanderwert (Brownfield Ag News, Jefferson City, Missouri) got back in the show ring for the first time in 30 years and won the “aged” class for cattle showmanship at this year’s Missouri State Fair, after accepting a challenge from her son, Ethan

Fire is a regular occurrence in California every summer.