RFD-TV to Air Special RURAL AMERICA LIVE with World Soybean Record Winner Randy Dowdy
(FORT WORTH, TEXAS – OCTOBER 1) RFD-TV is honoring new world record soybean yielder, Randy Dowdy, with a special edition of Rural America Live on Thursday night at 8PM/ET hosted by Brian and Darren Hefty of Hefty Seed Company.
Dowdy surpassed his previous world record of 171 bushels per acre set in 2016. Using Hefty Brand Soybeans 49X7S, Dowdy has set the new world record for soybean yield at 190.23 bushels per acre.
“The key to record yields was finding a way to manage stress on soybean plants,” said Randy Dowdy. “Every year presents new information on what works and what doesn’t in seed selection, fertility management, and crop protection. We feel like this year God blessed us with all the right conditions.”
During the Rural America Live Brian and Darren will be talking with Dowdy about his keys to success and some of the different strategies he used throughout the season to reach his new world record.
To find where RFD-TV is available in your area to tune into the Special Rural America Live visit here. The Rural America Live Special will air Thursday October 3rd at 8PM/ET
About Rural Media Group, Inc. (RMG):
Rural Media Group, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of multimedia content dedicated to the rural and Western lifestyle. With a mission of reconnecting “city with country,” RMG is the parent company of RFD-TV, RURAL RADIO Channel 147 on SiriusXM radio, The Cowboy Channel, and RFD-TV The Magazine. RMG networks are distributed to more than 100 million homes worldwide by DBS, telco and cable systems including DISH Network, DIRECTV®, AT&T U-Verse, Mediacom, Charter Spectrum, Suddenlink, Cox, and more than 600 independent rural cable systems. Corporate headquarters and broadcast operations are in Nashville, Tennessee.
RFD-TV is the flagship network for Rural Media Group. Launched in December of 2000, RFD-TV is the nation’s first 24-hour television network featuring programming focused on the agribusiness, equine and the rural lifestyles, along with traditional country music and entertainment. RFD-TV produces six hours of live news each weekday in support of rural America and is a leading independent cable channel available in more than 50 million homes on DISH Network, DIRECTV®, AT&T U-Verse, Charter Spectrum, Cox, Mediacom, Suddenlink, and many other rural cable systems. In addition, RFD-TV can be streamed online via The Country Club at rfdcc.com, DIRECTV NOW, Roku, and Sling TV’s Heartland Extra package. For more information, please visit RFDTV.com.
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