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Joel Penhorwood

Joel is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in agricultural communication.

While at OSU, Joel was heavily involved in Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, serving as president for two years. The club won the Ed Johnson Outstanding Student Organization Award during his tenure.

Penhorwood got his start in radio at WPKO/WBLL “The Peak of Ohio” in Bellefontaine before being starting with OCJ and OAN as an intern in the fall of 2013. In addition to his work with the OCJ and OAN, he stays busy on his family’s small hay, crop and livestock farm in Logan County, which he helps to operate alongside his brothers.



My favorite Farm Science Review memory

By Joel Penhorwood My favorite FSR memory beings with the doldrums of school that start in September. Pretty much one thing kept my attention — that special day when Dad would keep me home and instead of going to school, we would head to Farm Science Review. We got up …

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Top videos of 2017

Here are the most viewed videos of 2017. Enjoy. 1. Farmers helping farmers (from Ohio to Kansas) 2. Crop Duster Full Field Ride-Along 2017 Cab Cam: Crop Duster Edition 3. 2017 Wheat Harvest Cab Cam – John Deere S700 Series Combine 4. Ohio State Fair Governor’s Cup  5. Matt Reese is headed to Kansas!  7. 50th Sale …

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We’re converting Agri Country to digital

I take great pride in being a farm broadcaster, an opportunity in no small part thanks to the rich history of agricultural communication in Ohio. A huge figure in this industry was the remarkable Ed Johnson, the founder to our company today. It’s hard to go around and not hear …

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Sun: A farmer’s friend…and enemy

Here in the office of Ohio’s Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net, it is painfully clear that I’m the youngest employee around. From the jokes about millennials to the life stories I have yet to relate to, let’s just say the age gap is, well, noticeable. Now that my inexperience …

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