For more than three decades, U.S. Farm Report has been a weekend staple for a nationwide audience interested in agriculture and rural America. Covering the people, places and issues impacting all corners of farm country, U.S. Farm Report attracts a large farm and ranch audience along with a loyal following of city viewers who want to remain connected with country living and the business of agriculture. The program is a natural fit for RFD-TV viewers and has obtained fantastic success on "Rural America's Most Important Network."
Hosted by Illinois farmer John Phipps, U.S. Farm Report has been on the air since 1975. John is joined each week by AgriBusiness Director Al Pell, award-winning meteorologist Mike Hoffman, and a team of reporters covering specific regions of the country, including Michelle Rook in the Northern Plains and Erica Goss in the Cotton Belt. As part of the Farm Journal Team, U.S. Farm Report marshals the journalistic resources found company wide, including regular contributions from Farm Journal and Top Producer magazines, the Pro Farmer Newsletter and www.agweb.com.
Along with news, weather and market headlines, the program includes a robust marketing round-table featuring a revolving pool of the nation's most popular and respected analysts. In addition, U.S. Farm Report showcases the heritage of rural America through a number of recurring segments, including "Tractor Tales", "Country Church Salute" and "Great American Barns.