AgriTalk host Mike Adams was raised in a small farming community in central Illinois and grew up working on a grain and livestock farm. He served west-central Illinois on WLDS radio in Jacksonville, for 27 years. Mike took over as host of the nationally syndicated talk show, AgriTalk, in July of 2001. Adams is a voting member and past-president of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB). Adams has received numerous awards from agriculture and civic organizations including the Illinois Friend of 4-H award, the National FFA Honorary American Farmer Degree, the United Soybean Board's Communications award and the Illinois commodities groups Friend of Agriculture award. His peers have also honored him as a past recipient of the Prestigious Farm Broadcaster of the Year award. He received, the 2008 Illinois Farm Bureau Eagle award and the 2008 Outstanding Service to Agriculture award from the Missouri Farm Bureau.Adams served 20 years as a certified lay speaker including 16 years as a lay pastor for a rural Illinois United Methodist church. Mike and his wife Patty have two grown children and currently reside in Jacksonville, IL.

Delivered on XDS Satellite via Westwood One

About the show

AgriTalk is a,daily, one-hour syndicated radio talk show for rural America, providing information that connects producers with consumers. Hosted by Hall of Fame Broadcaster, Mike Adams, AgriTalk covers farm production, policy and technology with expert input from a cavalcade of Farm Journal Media contributors. Launched in 1994, AgriTalk currently airs on 80 plus affiliate stations in the Midwest and and on SiriusXM Rural Channel 80 at 2:00 PM EST. Digital distribution of AgriTalk includes and I-Tunes download.

Mike has 15 years behind the microphone on AgriTalk.

Available weekdays across multiple end points

Nationally syndicated Ag based talk show

Meeting point for some of the best industry leaders in Ag


Weekdays at 10:06 AM

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