New and Exciting Developments at Ag PhD!

On Monday, June 11 at 7 p.m. Central, Darren and Brian will be appearing on Rural America Live on RFD-TV!  The show is broadcast from the RFD studios in Nashville.  Here is a preview of what they will be talking about:

  • A New Show!  An upcoming 30-minute radio show will be on immediately following Ag PhD Radio on SiriusXM 147 starting this summer.  Brian and Darren will be joined by the host of the new show during the broadcast.

  • The Ag PhD Field Day.  We have cover the numerous great and exciting things for farmers to see at the 2018 Field Day, and we invite all farmers to attend.

  • Agronomy.  It wouldn’t be Ag PhD without agronomy.  We will discuss the most frequently asked questions from the spring of 2018, as well as give our tips on improving yield the rest of the season.

  • Your Questions.  Call us!  We will be taking live phone calls and any questions sent in from that night’s audience.

Please tune in and join the discussion on Rural America Live on RFD-TV – Monday, June 11 at 7 p.m. Central!  It should be a lot of fun!

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Ag PhD: Information for Agriculture

Hosted by Darren and Brian Hefty, Ag PhD is Information for Agriculture. Around the country and around the world, agriculture producers Watch and Listen to Ag PhD.

For the latest information on how to take your operation from Good to Great, tune into Ag PhD on Television, Radio, or watch and listen on your computer RIGHT HERE. With information ranging from how to maximize your fertilizer program & tiling to stopping those yield-robbing insects and crop diseases and more. Plus, you’ll enjoy our weekly segments, including Farm Basics, Iron Talk, and the Weed of the Week.

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