In July, NAFB President-Elect Gale Cunningham and his wife, Beth, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Hurricane Laura caused just over $525 million in damage to Louisiana farmers and $1.1 billion in damage to the Louisiana timber industry, according to preliminary estimates by the Louisiana State University AgCenter.

Texas Farm Bureau (Waco, Texas), the state's largest general farm organization, launched a daily weekday podcast that highlights important news and happenings in Texas agriculture. Texas Ag Today is a product of the Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network. 

Madison Mackley recently joined the team at Rocking M Media as the farm director for the Kansas Farm and Ranch Radio Network (Colby, Kansas). This is her first job in broadcasting, working simultaneously as a farm broadcaster and still farming alongside her family. 

Andy Petersen (Big Show Radio, WHO, Des Moines, Iowa) was recognized with an award from the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IAHSAA) for 15 years as an active official.