Nov 7, 2011 10:43 AM
Telling agriculture's story is what Russell Nemetz does best. As an award winning NAFB farm broadcaster, he takes great pride in being one of agriculture's biggest advocates.
Raised along the Milk River Valley near Chinook, Montana, production agriculture has always been part of his life. It's there he and his family continue to ranch and run a livestock hauling business.
Russell earned his bachelor's degree in Communications from Montana State University-Billings.
As the Ag Director of the Northern Ag Network. Russell coordinates the nation's best Farm Broadcaster Team and staff. His radio broadcasts are heard across Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota, and his television broadcasts are seen statewide on CBS affiliates in Montana and NBC affiliates in Wyoming.
He's had the opportunity to report on agriculture from across the region, the United States and he has been on trade missions to Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Peru, Russia and Taiwan.
Today, Russell resides in Billings and has a son, Tyler.