Passionate about beef? Check out this ag scholarship

Passionate about the beef industry? The Missouri CattleWomen’s Association has a $1,000 scholarship for a qualified full-time college student. Applicants must be at least a sophomore with a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or better and a Missouri resident. They must also be full-time students who will be younger than 23 years old on Jan. 1, 2015…. Read more »

Illinois youth receives Ag Youth Award

A Lanark, Ill., youth received a 2014 Brownfield Ag Youth Award from partner radio affiliate WCCI 100.3 FM. Skyler Barncord, son of Lisa Sherman and John Barncord, received the Ag Youth Award belt buckle during the 4-H Livestock Auction at the Carroll County (Illinois) Fair. Skyler is a basketball player and 2014 graduate of Eastland… Read more »

Two teens receive Ag Youth Awards at Dixon County, Nebraska, fair

Two talented young women received Brownfield Ag Youth Awards at the Dixon County Fair in Nebraska. Heather Burcham, 16, and Hannah Borg, 17, received awards from KK93. The radio station partnered with Brownfield Ag News to offer this year’s award. Heather attends Cedar Catholic High School in Harrington, Neb. She enjoys sports, music and baking…. Read more »

Youth receive awards at Knox County Fair in Nebraska

KK93 presented Brownfield Ag Youth Awards to two outstanding youth in Nebraska. McGuire Mackegprang of Bloomfield, and Abbey Steffen of Crofton, received Youth Award belt buckles at the Knox County Fair in Bloomfield, Neb. McGuire, son to Christy and Curt Mackegrang, is president of the Northwest Feeders 4-H Club and is a member of FFA…. Read more »

Two Iowa youths receive Ag Youth Awards

Two Sioux County 4-H participants received 2014 Brownfield Ag Youth Awards from KSOU-FM in Iowa. KSOU-FM partnered with Brownfield Ag News to offer this year’s award. Recipients Edan Lambert of Orange City, Iowa, and Mitchal Punt of Maurice, Iowa, were nominated for outstanding 4-H work. Lambert shows livestock and participates in communication events. The 2013… Read more »

Apply online for National DHIA scholarship

College students associated with the National Dairy Herd Information Association may be eligible for one of several $750 scholarships available this year. Full-time incoming and continuing students at technical and two-year and four-year colleges/universities are eligible to apply. Scholarships are awarded on academic achievement, leadership, community activities and work experience. Knowledge of DHIA and response to application questions… Read more »

Panel discusses ag news coverage

Ron Nixon, veteran reporter with the New York Times discussed agriculture news coverage on a panel with Brownfield’s Tom Steever Wednesday at the American Farm Bureau SPARC meeting in Kansas City. Will Rodger (background) with the AFBF moderated.

Cab Conversations: Get Growing No. 7

Show Notes, Cab Conversations: Get Growing No. 7 Brownfield’s spring series of Cab Conversations returns for the 7th episode of Get Growing. Joining Indiana Farm Director Meghan Grebner today are: Judi Graff of Middleton, Illinois Adam Casner of Carrollton, Missouri Zach Hunnicutt of Aurora Nebraska David Lowe of Dunkirk, Indiana Allen Ett of Ashville, Ohio… Read more »

Cab Conversations: Get Growing No. 4

Show Notes: Cab Conversations, Get Growing No. 4 Brownfield’s spring series of Cab Conversations returns with host and Indiana Farm Director, Meghan Grebner, who is joined by Judi Graff of Middleton, Ill., Adam Casner of Carrollton, Mo., Zach Hunnicutt of Aurora Neb., Keith Alverson of Chester, S.D., David Lowe of Dunkirk, Ind., and Allen Ett… Read more »