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Farm News

Keep up to date with the latest farm news, markets, weather and hot topics that affect agriculture everyday!  REEL COUNTRY 1430AM/107.3FM features some of the most respected ag  broadcasters in the business.  You can count on REEL COUNTRY 1430AM/107.4FM to keep you informed with the day to day operations of your farm, ranch or agricultural business!

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2020 National Award winning NAFB Farm Director Brian Winnekins covers the latest in local and national farm news. 


Brian will have interviews daily with the "movers and shakers" in Agriculture.  When there's a hot topic in Agriculture, you can count on Brian to get the answers you need.

Farm Broadcaster of the Year

WRDN Morning Farm Report

5:00am - 7:00am

Monday - Friday

State & National Farm News

5:45am; 12:46pm

Monday - Friday

Morning Market Update

Overnight Markets & Commentary - 6:30am

Monday - Friday

Newsmaker Spotlight

Interviews with Ag Leaders - 6:45am

Monday - Friday

Local & National Farm News


Monday - Friday

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Market Re-Cap

5:06am - Monday - Friday

6:35am - Saturday -- (market re-cap from Friday)

Start your morning off with a Re-Cap Report on how the Markets performed the day before.

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Agriculture America

5:18am; 12:36pm - Monday - Friday

6:40am - Saturday

Stay on top of the ag issues that affect everyone from the farmer to the consumer.  We will report on current events and informs you of decisions made from the nation's capital that impact government at local, state, national and international levels.  Daily updates on crop conditions affected by weather & notifies consumers about price fluctuation in the grocery stores. 

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Farm Progress America with Max Armstrong

5:30am; 4:20pm - Monday - Friday


Max Armstrong's Midwest Digest

6:06am; 12:41pm - Monday - Friday

In three decades of agriculture broadcasting, Max Armstrong has originated broadcasts from all 50 states and 30 different foreign nations.  Max has twice received the Oscar In Agriculture and has been awarded the highest honors by the National Agri-Marketing Association, the American Agricultural Editors Association and the National Association of Farm Broadcasting. 


In 2002 he was given the highest civilian honor presented by the Governor  of Indiana, the “Sagamore Of The Wabash” recognition.  Max grew up on a farm in the Wabash Valley of Indiana.

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Dairy Radio Now with Bill Baker

6:18am - Monday - Friday


Weekly Re-Cap

6:30am - Saturday


Bill Baker was born and raised in Port Angeles, Washington, where he began his broadcast career in 1980.  He's worked as an announcer and  producer at several radio stations in Washington state including  Aberdeen, Mount Vernon, Bellingham and Seattle, before joining DairyLine in March of 2000.  Bill will update you on the latest dairy news and prices. Living in America's Dairyland, it only makes sense to have Bill keep you informed on the latest dairy news and issues.

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Ag Weather

6:50am; 12:42pm - Monday - Friday

What's the weather going to be like for planting?  What's the drying conditions as I have a lot of hay ready to bale?  What's the weather going to be like for combining corn?  Get an up-to-date ag forecast so you can decide what to do in the fields that day.

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6:55am; 12:25pm Monday - Friday

Editor-in-chief Betsy Freese shares tips to help you around your acreage. Key topics include machinery and equipment, lawns and gardens, buildings, pastures, ponds, streams, wildlife, natural habitat and outdoor entertaining.

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Market Updates

9:06am; 10:06am; 11:06am; 12:30pm; 1:06pm; 2:06pm; 3:06pm; 4:15pm - Monday - Friday

Getting timely updates on the markets can make or save you money.  You can depend on the most comprehensive reports throughout each day.

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Farm Calendar

12:55pm - Monday - Friday

Mark your calendars for county fairs, dairy breakfasts, farm meetings, special events, educational meetings, organization meetings, etc.

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Chip Flory

1:00pm - 3:00pm -  Monday - Friday

AgriTalk is a live, two-hour syndicated talk radio program for rural America, providing information that connects producers with consumers.  The second hour focuses on the business of farming and helping producers make better marketing decisions. 

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3:00pm -  4:00pm - Monday - Friday

Hosted by Mike Pearson - Agriculture of America is a national agricultural talk radio show featuring a mix of commentary on agricultural issues and interviews with decision makers such as members of Congress, USDA personnel, and leaders of agricultural organizations. In-depth topics of discussion include Farm Bill, trade, and new technology.  In addition, this program addresses important issues facing rural America such as infrastructure, immigration, and health care.

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4:30pm -  Monday - Friday

The Final Bell is a daily interactive wrap-up of what happened each day in the commodity markets. Farm Broadcaster Susan Littlefield of The Rural Radio Network will visit with a wide range of analysts to stay on top of market trends to help farmers and ranchers make informed decisions.

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