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AgweekTV announces digital distribution deal

The partnership with Mill Creek Entertainment will allow AgweekTV to expand its audience beyond the Upper Midwest.

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FARGO, N.D. — Forum Communications has signed a non-exclusive deal with Mill Creek Entertainment to digitally distribute AgweekTV.

The partnership will allow AgweekTV to expand its audience beyond the Upper Midwest.

“Since our region is one of the world's leaders in agriculture, our goal has always been to reach as many people as possible with AgweekTV,” said Jim Manney, Director of Video Content for Forum Communications. “As the way we consume TV programs evolves, we are excited to bring AgweekTV to a global streaming audience through our partnership with Mill Creek Entertainment.”

AgweekTV debuted in January 2015, producing 323 consecutive new weekly episodes, and has expanded into markets in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and across Canada. Now in its seventh season, the weekly show covers agriculture and market news, agriculture policy, rural lifestyle and weather.

"Streaming AgweekTV opens doors for the stories of agriculture to be shared with millions of people who want to know more about farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and the agriculture way of life. Viewers experience the joys of farming and ranching alongside the difficult struggles of agriculture through AgweekTV's reporting," said Katie Pinke, Agweek's general manager and publisher. "The AgweekTV team works each week to connect with a variety of agriculturists across the Upper Midwest to bring new stories to our audiences. We're excited to grow and expand our AgweekTV audience, nationally and internationally."

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Jenny Schlecht is the director of ag content for Agweek and serves as editor of Agweek, Sugarbeet Grower and BeanGrower. She lives on a farm and ranch near Medina, North Dakota, with her husband and two daughters. You can reach her at jschlecht@agweek.com or 701-595-0425.
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