RFD-TV to Air Joey+Rory Special for Thanksgiving

John Davis

RFD-TV will air a marathon of the “The Joey + Rory Show” plus special tributes by country music stars on Thanksgiving Day. The celebration of Joey and Rory Feek’s musical talents, spirit and faith follows Joey’s recent decision to stop her treatments for cervical cancer. The special program starts at 9 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, Nov. 26, with a five-hour …

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Prayers for Joey+Rory

Cindy Zimmerman

We’ve been keeping the country music couple Joey+Rory in our prayers since hearing that beautiful Joey made the decision last month to stop cancer treatments. We had the pleasure of meeting this lovely and talented couple three years ago at the 2012 Cattle Industry Summer Convention and were so impressed by their devotion to each other. If you have not …

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Tyler Hubbard Meets New Holland Next Gen

Chuck Zimmerman

It all started with a tweet. Tyler Hubbard announced that he wanted a New Holland T5 tractor. New Holland got the message. What happened next was the New Holland Voice of the Next Gen Contest. AgWired helped promote the contest and now it has concluded successfully. Six weeks from start to finish. Now that’s executing on a short time frame! …

Agribusiness, Audio, Music, New Holland, ZimmCast

Steve Azar Releases “American Farmer” Song – Proceeds Go To FFA

Melissa Sandfort

Country star Steve Azar, who has had numerous hits including, “I Don’t Have To Be Me ‘Til Monday”, “Waitin’ On Joe”, and “Sunshine”, recently released a track entitled “American Farmer.” A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this song will be donated to local chapters of the FFA. There’s a video for the track featuring pictures submitted by …

FFA, Music

Media Reception Features Joey+Rory

Chuck Zimmerman

The Cattle Industry Summer Convention Media Reception had a special appearance this year. Joey+Rory performed for us and then stayed around to visit. They’re sponsored by Roper Boots and are pictured with Cindy and yours truly. I visited with them briefly after they were done and learned just how much they love farming and beef! I also shot a video …

Ag Group, Audio, Cattle Industry Conference, Music, NCBA

High Valley is On The Combine

Chuck Zimmerman

Are you looking for some good music for your iPod this harvest season? Look no further than High Valley in iTunes. They might just make you smile while you’re “On The Combine!” They’re a Canadian country band and thanks to Penny Brown, Centricity Music, for bringing it to my attention. It’s downloading in iTunes on my computer now.

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Wynonna Wows CMA Music Festival

Chuck Zimmerman

It has been a great day of country music at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville, TN. We got to watch Michael Peterson perform at Hard Rock Cafe before heading over to LP Field for the evening concert. Tonight we had a very special performance by Wynonna and then she was joined on stage by her Mom, Naomi. It was …

Fan Fair, Music