Author: Leif Bakken

NAFB Reports on KRJB

The following reports were with local agriculture leaders in conjunction with the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) convention in Kansas City, MO, November 17th, 18th & 19th. KRJB’s Ag Broadcaster Leif Bakken is a member of the NAFB and conducted all the interviews. Thom Peterson – Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture Neil…
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November 19, 2021 0

R&J Outdoors Show – Fishing and Deer Hunting Up North and Ice Safety

Mike Bolstad – Host of Fishing Talk Show, Lake of the Woods Fishing Report, Fishermen’s Net, and Lake Kabetogama Report Lisa Dugen – MN DNR Recreation Safety Outreach Coordinator


November 18, 2021 0

R&J Agriculture Corner – November Sunflower Update

National Sunflower Association Executive Director John Sandbakken talks the end of the harvesting sunflowers across the region, with Minnesota done and North Dakota edging closer to done. He also says the quality has been great and the price has been on the rise so producers are in good spirits.


November 17, 2021 0

R&J Outdoors Show – Explore MN Fishing Update and the Twin Valley Fish House Festival

Check out Explore Minnesota for more great information. Mark Askelson – Organizer of the Twin Valley Fish House Festival


November 11, 2021 0

R&J Agriculture Corner – Ethanol Gaining Traction in MN and US

Minnesota Corn Growers Association Biofuels and Industry Relation Director Mackenzie Boubin talks about ethanol export numbers for Minnesota and how that is encouraging for producers. She also discusses the consumer concern at the pump but ethanol is making a positive impact.


November 9, 2021 0

R&J Agriculture Corner – North Dakota Gelbvieh Association

David Larson is a Gelbvieh producer near Clearbrook, MN, and serves as the president of the North Dakota Gelbvieh Association. He talks about what the association has been up to recently and what highlights the breed has to offer for producers considering Gelbvieh in their operation.


November 5, 2021 0

R&J Outdoors Show – South Dakota Fishing and MN Deer Hunters Association

Jarrod Fredricks – Owner, South Dakota Guided Fishing Craig Engwall – Executive Director, MN Deer Hunters Association


November 3, 2021 0

R&J Agriculture Corner – MN Lamb and Wool Producers

Executive Secretary of the Minnesota Lamb and Wool Producers, Jeremy Geske, talks on the how the sheep industry is doing in the state. The pandemic has cause the lamb and wool industry to shift in many ways and the trend does not show signs of major change near term.


November 1, 2021 0

R&J Agriculture Corner – MN/WI Charolais Association

Past President of the Minnesota/Wisconsin Charolais Association Clint Kathrein of Little Falls, MN, explains what the group has been up to and some of the benefits the Charolais cattle may add to a commercial herd.


October 28, 2021 0