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National Association of Farm Broadcasting Convention

Friday, November 11th, 2011
CHS, the largest agricultural cooperative, invited me to attend the 68th annual National Association of Farm Broadcasting Convention in Kansas City. I am intrigued by this specialized group of broadcasting professionals; they have big voices and a passion for agriculture. As a child, I was exposed to the industry from the speakers in my dad’s ole’ blue Chevy farm truck. (Which I rode shot gun with no seatbelt. How did we ever survive?) The radio was always on AM and tuned to the Big Show on Newsradio 1040 WHO. We would hear the up-to-the-minute agricultural market reports and farm news. And to think now I am rubbing elbows with these  radio voices. (more…)