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WRAN/WTIM local farm broadcaster Jared White, right, interviewing Kevin Bernson, director of media relations, Shelby Electric Cooperative, at WRAN Ag Day live broadcast Tuesday at Shelby County Farm Bureau Young Leaders Farm City Breakfast at 4-H Center, Shelbyville.

 

The Miller Media Group and a host of local sponsors, celebrated National Agriculture Day on 2 of its stations on Tuesday.

 

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WRAN/WTIM local farm broadcaster Jared White, right, interviewing Larry Danneberger of Shelby Energy.

The day began with a live broadcast on Solid Gold 98.3 WRAN from the Shelby County Farm Bureau Young Leaders Farm City Breakfast, where that committee sold a full breakfast for just one dollar.  Among those participating in the broadcast were Kevin Bernson, Marla Eversole, and Larry Danneberger from Shelby Electric Cooperative and Shelby Energy, as well as Scott Montgomery, Mike Cruit, and Mike Loyd from Farm Credit Services.

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WRAN/WTIM local farm broadcaster Jared White, right, interviewing Marla Eversole of Shelby Electric Cooperative.

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WRAN/WTIM local farm broadcaster Jared White, right, interviewing Mike Cruit, Farm Credit Services.

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WRAN/WTIM local farm broadcaster Jared White, right, interviewing Mike Loyd, director of marketing, Farm Credit Services.

 

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WRAN/WTIM local farm broadcaster Jared White interviewing Scott Montgomery of Farm Credit Services, who is also with the Shelby County Farm Bureau Young Leaders Committee that sponsored Tuesday's Farm City Breakfast at the 4-H Center in Shelbyville.

The group’s celebration of National Agriculture Day continued on WTIM Newstalk 97.3, with a 2-hour live broadcast from Farm Credit Services on West Route 104 in Taylorville.  Those participating in that broadcast included Dan Pollock, Mike Franzen, and Mike Loyd from Farm Credit Services, and Rachel Fikan from the University of Illinois Extension Christian County Office.

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WTIM local farm broadcaster Jared White, left, interviewing Dan Pollock of Farm Credit Services, at Tuesday's WTIM Ag Day live broadcast at Farm Credit Services, West Route 104, Taylorville.

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WTIM local farm broadcaster Jared White, left, interviewing Mike Franzen of Farm Credit Services.

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WTIM local farm broadcaster Jared White, left, interviewing Mike Loyd, director of marketing, Farm Credit Services.

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WTIM farm broadcaster Jared White, left, interviews Rachel Fikan of the University of Illinois Extension Christian County.

Miller Media Group local farm broadcaster Jared White, hosted both live broadcasts.  It was the 15th consecutive year for the WRAN Ag Day live broadcast, and the 21st consecutive year that WTIM has broadcast an Ag Day remote.  Both remotes spotlight the importance of agriculture to the economies of the Shelbyville and Taylorville areas.

 
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