WASHINGTON, D.C.—Agweek staff writer Jonathan Knutson won the column-writing category from the North American Agricultural Journalists and capped his year as president of the organization at its annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Knutson presided over the annual meeting at the Cosmos Club in Washington on April 8. "It's been a real honor to serve and also it's been very useful and interesting professionally," Knutson said. He said meeting members across the U.S. and Canada has given him a greater perspective into the industry.
35:30 Dave Thompson of Prairie Public: Tariffs — and Sen. Heitkamp is first — tariff policy, it can be argued that farmers are being hurt perhaps because of the tariff policy and the trade war if you want to call that. What needs to happen? 35:40 Heitkamp:
Agweek and AgweekTV has selected its first readers and viewers board. Seven members with diverse experience in agriculture have been selected to meet monthly via conference call to discuss issues facing the agricultural industry, suggest story ideas and offer feedback from weekly reading of Agweek magazine, agweek.com and watching AgweekTV.
Agweek and AgweekTV will launch its first readers and viewers board in August. Seven selected members will meet monthly via conference call to discuss issues facing the agricultural industry, suggest story ideas and offer feedback from reading Agweek magazine and watching AgweekTV.
To celebrate National Ag Day on March 20, Agweek asked readers to send their best farm, ranch or rural photos in for a photo contest. We received dozens of great photos, and we have counted the votes to find the favorites. The top three winners are • Renae Schultz of Kulm, N.D. • John Bartsch, near Climax, Minn. • Taylor Thompson, North Sky Media The winners will receive a gift card to Fleet Farm — $100 for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place. Other top vote-getters are shown here. Thank you everyone for participating!
FARGO, N.D. — Agweek is excited to announce a new partnership with the Red River Farm Network that will add Red River Farm Network programming to the WDAY 970 AM lineup beginning March 27. We chose to partner with the RRFN because they are leaders in ag radio who know our region's farmers better than anyone else in radio broadcasting. They connect listeners to how food is grown and to the business of agriculture by talking directly to local farmers and ranchers while covering more than 200 agriculture events and shows annually.