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Mr. President, do not take farm vote for granted

I know that many people involved in agriculture, myself included, were thrilled to see President Donald Trump take time out of his very busy schedule to visit the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting in Nashville in January. In that speech, we found out that the President is hearing about and working on so many [...]

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Australian Lamb ad pokes fun at political divide

In a new ad campaign, Australian Lamb has the answer on how to bring the right and left together! Maybe a great chop or rack is all we need here in the U.S. too! Take a look at the commercial that is causing some controversy “down under”.

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Top 10 stories of 2017

Our web site keeps track of the stories that generate the most interest and at the end of the year we like to review the top stories to gain insight into how to better serve readers of our web and print content and our radio listeners. Plus, it is always fun to see which story [...]

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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 of Champions live 2017 Ohio [...]

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Christmas unexpected

Franklin had a far off look in his eyes as he sat there amid the wrapping paper piles from his Christmas morning present opening frenzy. While he had certainly gotten a good haul, the big present — the pinnacle of his Christmas gift hopes for the whole year — was not what he’d been wanting. [...]

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Where are the “You Been Farming Long” boys now?

This picture is one of the most iconic pictures in the history of agriculture. Back in the early 80s you couldn’t go to a farm house, implement dealer or sale barn without seeing this poster somewhere on the wall. Seeing it recently for the first time in a long time piqued my curiosity and I [...]

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National Anthem delays feast, but offers one more reason to be thankful

Last Thanksgiving, some of you may recall the football game that kicked off with what may be the longest-ever version of the National Anthem. Though it is typically around two minutes, legendary singer Aretha Franklin stretched the song to a full four minutes and 35 seconds before a matchup between the Lions and the Vikings. On that [...]

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Of steak and sizzle (and antibiotics)

It has always been the case, but is amplified by social media and the 24-hour news cycle. Society demands — and rightfully so — that those in positions of accountability to others do what is generally believed to right, good and honorable. This is the steak. In the case of the social capital for U.S. [...]

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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 people reminiscing of his name [...]

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