June 2009
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RFD-TV’s Max Armstrong Appears at Snead Equipment Open House


Pictured at Snead Equipment’s Open House Event in Snead are (L-R) Grace Smith, AFC communications specialist; Max Armstrong, host of This Week in AgriBusiness on RFD-TV; Joe Criswell, Snead Equipment Sales and Service; and Jim Allen, AFC public relations director.

On May 1, Max Armstrong made a special appearance courtesy of McCormick International USA at Snead Equipment’s Open House Event at the dealership in Snead.

Max Armstrong is one of the most widely recognized and highly regarded agriculture journalists in America. His broadcasts have been seen and heard by millions of farmers, ranchers and consumers for more than 30 years.

He is co-founder and co-host of This Week in AgriBusiness, one of the shows on the popular RFD-TV satellite channel carried on DirecTV, DISH Network and numerous cable networks.

From studios in Chicago, Max’s recognizable voice is heard daily with his agriculture and business news broadcasts on legendary radio powerhouse WGN. His Tribune Radio Network program Farming America is carried on a network of radio stations in every region of the country.

In pursuit of the news of agriculture, Max has originated broadcasts from every state in the United States and at least 30 nations. His work has earned dozens of honors from agriculture groups, trade associations and professional organizations.

A graduate of Purdue University, Max is proud of his Indiana roots, having grown up on a farm near the town of Owensville in Southwestern Indiana. He has maintained close ties with agriculture and proudly displays at parades, fairs and festivals the 1953 Farmall Super H tractor on which he learned to drive as a boy.