On the air for more than a quarter century, AgDay, each weekday morning for one half hour, covers all aspects of the country experience. Along with providing the nation’s farmers and ranchers with the latest news, weather and business headlines, AgDay reaches out to EVERY household telling the fascinating story of American agriculture. From amber waves of grain in Kansas to a sea of cotton in the Delta…from the bountiful orchards of Florida to the cranberry bogs of Wisconsin…AgDay covers the people and places responsible for the agri-products that make America a special place to raise a family and make a living. “The Country Experience” — the nation’s only syndicated daily television program focused on agriculture and rural America.
Daily update of agricultural news in the United States and around the world.
Specialized national forecast focusing on near and long-term factors impacting all aspects of agriculture.
Up-to-the-minute advice and analysis from a team of commodity market experts.
In the Country:
A daily feature highlighting the fascinating mix of people and places unique to rural America.
Great American Barns:
Take a tour of the these icons of the countryside as we hear the history and see the places that built American agriculture.
Greg Peterson stops by weekly to share the latest trends and auction data rolling out of the heartland.
Farm Journal College TV:
Weekly look at the latest agronomic trends and issues. Among frequent contributors are Farm Journal Agronomists, Ken Ferrie and Missy Bauer.
Daily field reports (including pictures and video) direct from farmers.
Weekly look at the latest dairy industry news as provided by the MILK and Dairy Herd Management editorial team.
Weekly look at the latest beef industry news as provided by the Drovers editorial team.
The Packer Report:
Weekly look at the latest produce industry news as provided by the Packer editorial team.
Pro Farmer Profit Briefing:
Weekly markets update from Chip Flory & Brian Grete.
Affiliates are added regularly. For a current list of affiliates and coverage maps, contact Missy Kleva at firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinton Griffiths is the anchor and Editorial Director for AgDay Television. He comes to the program with lifelong connections in agriculture, growing up on his family’s ranch in Deming, New Mexico. He grew up showing cattle and was actively involved in FFA and 4H. His time in the show ring helped pay his way to Oklahoma State University, where he earned a degree in ag communications. He later completed his master’s in business administration from Wichita State University.
Earlier in his career Clinton was a reporter/anchor for KBSH-TV in Hays, Kansas and KWCH-TV in Wichita. He most recently served as host and executive producer of “SUNUP”, a weekly agricultural television program produced by Oklahoma State University.
Mike Hoffman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Sciences from Purdue University in 1981 and joined WNDU-TV following stints at WNEM-TV in Flint/Saginaw, Michigan, WTHR-TV in Indianapolis and WSJV-TV in Elkhart, Indiana. Hoffman, Valedictorian of his high school class, is an award-winning broadcaster and member of the American Meteorological Society. His weather reports have the American Meteorological Society Seal of Approval.
Mike’s outside activities and hobbies include speaking to community organizations and working with church youth groups. He is an avid sports enthusiast and enjoys playing basketball, softball, golf and tennis. Mike and Cindy Hoffman have two children: Kara and Christopher. They are especially fond of camping trips and traveling to visit friends and family.
Betsy Jibben moved to Indiana after living in southeastern South Dakota. She has roots in The Mount Rushmore State, growing up on the farm her great-grandfather bought. On the farm, she grew up riding horses, taking care of animals and helping with chores on the farm. She was involved in 4H, Horse 4H and spent her summers at the county fair. She graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism from South Dakota State University. Go Jacks! It’s a degree she knew she wanted after her experience on the high school debate team.
Before she joined Ag Day, she worked at KDLT-TV in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. There she started off as a sports reporter and videographer while she was in college before moving on to news. Farm stories soon became her favorite topics to cover. Betsy’s favorite part of her job is telling stories. Everyone has a story, you just have to find it!
A new edition of the half hour program airs each weekday morning on stations coast-to-coast. AgDay distribution platforms include a terrestrial affiliate network, RFD-TV and Rural Radio (Monday-Friday 7:00 AM, CDT) and on demand at AGWEB.com and the Farm Journal On-Air app.
Brian Conrady has been with Farm Journal’s broadcast division since 1994. In his first role as Executive Producer, Brian managed content for AgDay and helped create and launch WeekEnd Market Place, a weekly program based at the Chicago Board of Trade. He also managed integration of U.S. Farm Report when it was purchased from The Tribune Company in 2005 and helped launch Corn College TV in 2010 and Machinery Pete TV in 2014. Brian also oversaw the integration of radio into the broadcast division with the launch of AgriTalk in 2012 and Market Rally in 2014. He has been general manager of the broadcast division since 2007. Prior to joining Farm Journal, Brian was the executive producer at WSBT-TV in South Bend, Ind., and was a news producer at WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh, Penn. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri with a degree in broadcast journalism.
South Bend Contact Information
Farm Journal Media
54516 Indiana State Route 933
South Bend, IN 46637