Brownfield Reaches 20,000 Twitter Followers

Kelly Marshall

Brownfield‘s social media presence is growing. Recently the ag news company surpassed 20,000 followers on Twitter; their presence on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube is also on the rise. “Research shows that farmers of all ages continue to listen to the radio to get agricultural news and information, but seek out additional content sources as well,” said Cyndi Young-Puyear, Director of …

Agribusiness, Brownfield, Company Announcement, Social Media

Larry Lee Joins Brownfield Ag News

Joanna Schroeder

Larry Lee has joined the Brownfield Ag News team as a reporter and anchor for Wisconsin. With the exception of a decade running his family’s media transportation business, Lee has been on the air in Wisconsin since 1984. He has served as News Director and Program Director with several radio stations in the state, most recently as News Director for …

Agribusiness, Brownfield, Media

Flinn Joins Brownfield Ag News

Kelly Marshall

Andrew Flinn is joining Brownfield Ag News as an anchor/reporter in his home state of Ohio. For the past 15 years Flinn has been reporting new and agriculture, 14 of those with Brownfield affiliate WKTN. “Andrew’s years of experience covering news and agriculture for local radio stations in Ohio makes him a great addition to the Brownfield team,” says Cyndi Young-Puyear, …

Agribusiness, Brownfield, Communications, Company Announcement

Bettinghouse Joins Brownfield Sales Team

Lizzy Schultz

Learfield News & Ag is delighted to announce that Stacy Bettinghouse has become the latest addition to the Brownfield Ag News Sales Team. Stacy will work with Brownfield’s advertising partners in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. “Stacy will be a great addition to the Brownfield team and will strengthen our relationships with advertisers in these key states,” said John Baker, Senior …

Ag Group, Brownfield, Communications, Journalism

#NAMA16 @Brownfield Beach Bash

Cindy Zimmerman

It was a perfect night for a Brownfield Beach Bash last week in Kansas City at the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) convention. Brownfield Ag News carried on its annual tradition of the Thursday night part at NAMA and this year the venue was the Shark Bar in the Power and Light district. Guests sported flowered leis and carried tropical drinks …

Brownfield, NAMA

Brownfield Ag News Promotes Harker

Kelly Marshall

Julie Harker of Brownfield Ag News has been promoted to the position of News Director. She has been working with Brownfield’s parent company, Learfield Communications for 25 years and is a trusted voice in agriculture.  She will now be directing the team on day-to-day writing, radio network content and the website. “Julie has consistently demonstrated her commitment to improving the …

Brownfield, Company Announcement, Journalism

Brownfield’s Steever Interviews President Obama

Cindy Zimmerman

Brownfield Ag News anchor and former NAFB president Tom Steever got a 20 minute interview with President Obama this week on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal and what it means for agriculture. “So this is really a big deal,” the President told Brownfield Ag News Tuesday, “and the key to getting it passed is just making sure that people …

Brownfield, Government, Trade

Brownfield Welcomes Back Anita!

Cindy Zimmerman

After a brief stint with a global sustainable food group, Anita Vanderwert is back where she belongs – at Brownfield Ag News. Most of us in the agri-marketing world have known Anita for the many years she did sales for Brownfield and parent company Learfield. Now her job is Business Development Director where she will work closely with the network’s …

Agribusiness, Brownfield, Media

Brownfield Rolls Out in Michigan & Minnesota

Chuck Zimmerman

Brownfield Ag News continues to grow as it rolls out networks of radio station affiliates in Michigan and Minnesota today. In Minnesota Farm Broadcaster Mark Dorenkamp has joined the Brownfield team. He takes over the helm as Anchor/Reporter of Minnesota Brownfield. Brownfield Minnesota replaces former Minnesota Farm Network programming. The network has 23 affiliated radio station in the state. Nicole …

Brownfield, Media