Former Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey remembered for his advocacy and leadership

The ag community is mourning the loss of Bill Northey, a figure in Iowa agriculture, whose unexpected death was announced Monday.

Northey served as Iowa’s Ag Secretary for 11 years. He then became USDA’s first Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation under President Trump.

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall expressed condolences saying that Northey was a tireless champion for farmers and ranchers, highlighting his visionary leadership and dedication to improving rural America.
He emphasized Northey’s impact on USDA programs and called for unity in upholding agriculture’s importance.

Rural Lifestyle & Entertainment Shows
Dailey & Vincent are BACK ON RFD-TV for another great season, brought to you by Gus Arrendale & Springer Mountain Farms. Join them as they welcome scores of fabulous bluegrass, country, and gospel music acts as special guests!
Join popular polka performer Mollie Busta as she hosts the weekly “Mollie B Polka Party” on RFD-TV! The one-hour program features the nation’s top polka bands and a wide variety of ethnic styles produced on location at music festivals from around the country.
Starring award-winning artist Perley Curtis, anyone who enjoys the classic sound of real Country music will love “Perley’s Place.” Filmed live at the iconic Nashville Palace, near Opryland in Nashville, TN, with a live audience, it’s one classic County hit after another.
The affable and unassuming international singing star Daniel O’Donnell is one of Ireland’s best known performers – from Australia to Alaska.
“The Marty Stuart Show” is a must-see during RFD-TV’s Saturday Night Music Row. Each exciting episode features Mr. Stuart and his band “The Fabulous Superlatives.” Episodes also feature his wife — “Country Queen,” Ms. Connie Smith—who has helped make the show a celebrated success.