A Brownfield riddle

How many microphones does it take to sufficiently cover the Great Plains Equipment Media Day? Judging by what Julie Harker has in her hands, it takes two.

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.

Bacon Roses!

Bacon roses, Bacon Roses. . .(remember the song Paper Roses?) Brownfield’s Julie Harker and Ken Anderson are in Des Moines, Iowa this week for World Pork Expo, or as we like to call it around here, “The Big Pig Gig.”  Be sure to tune in to your local Brownfield radio station and check out coverage… Read more »

It’s a girl!

We welcomed a new addition to the Brownfield Ag News family over the week-end!   Ohio Brownfield Farm Director Dave Russell became a first-time Grandpa when Sloane Kathleen arrived Sunday morning.   I am certain the newly minted grandpa can pick up some advise from well seasoned grandparents on the Brownfield team:  Ken Anderson, Jerry Passer and Bob Meyer.   Congratulations to… Read more »

Enjoying the Alice in Dairyland finals

Broadcaster Bob Meyer and former Alice in Dairyland Jill Makovec represented Brownfield Ag News at the Alice in Dairyland finals Saturday night. They were part of a capacity crowd of 325 for the finale banquet. Zoey Brooks was selected as the 67th annual Alice in Dairyland at the final ceremony in Clark County. Next year, finals will be… Read more »

Photo bombing lobbyists

Brownfield’s Tom Steever spent part of his day at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City.  He shared this comment to go with the photo: “Covering the Missouri legislative session was somewhat fun and relaxed this morning, as session comes to a close today.  Here’s a photo after my interview with Casey Guernsey at the State… Read more »

Intern joins Brownfield staff

Hi! I’m Shannon Yokley, the new intern at Brownfield Ag News. I’m a passionate, big-hearted aggie who hails from Jefferson City, Mo. I grew up living, breathing and loving every aspect of agriculture as I made my way from 4-H into FFA. Through these organizations, I developed a passion for the livestock industry and began… Read more »

Missouri State Fair entries open this week

 Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe, Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture, Richard Fordyce, and Brownfield’s Tom Steever posed for a picture following an interview at Brownfield Ag News studios in Jefferson City, Missouri.  Entries open this week for the 2014 Missouri State Fair!

Whose shoes?

Brownfield’s Dave Russell shared this photo he snapped earlier this week during the Ohio Pork Congress.  Dave said, “The scarlet and gray shoestrings must mean Chris Novak, CEO, National Pork Board is in Ohio speaking at the Ohio Pork Congress.”

Having fun with winter headwear

What do YOU wear to keep your head warm when the temperatures drop?  The Brownfield Ag News crew knows the importance of keeping their heads covered when a polar vortex hits!  Brownfield’s Dave Russell is headquartered in Ohio where the temperatures have been dipping below zero on a daily basis.  In addition to this fashionable winter stocking… Read more »