Andrew McCreaColumnist

Drawing upon his travels and experiences as a farmer and rancher, radio broadcaster and speaker, Andrew McCrea shares stories from the American countryside. “American Countryside” is heard each weekday on a network of 100 radio stations, regularly on “U.S. Farm Report” TV and on demand via the Farm Journal On Air app. For details, visit www.AmericanCountryside.com.
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @andrewmccrea

Drawing upon his travels and experiences as a farmer and rancher, radio broadcaster and speaker, Andrew McCrea shares stories from the American countryside. “American Countryside” is heard each weekday on a network of 100 radio stations, regularly on “U.S. Farm Report” TV and on demand via the Farm Journal On Air app. For details, visit www.AmericanCountryside.com.
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @andrewmccrea

Articles By Andrew McCrea

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Apr 02, 2020

A Proven Nitrogen Source, No Matter the Weather

The nitrogen that stays put. The innovation farmers have been waiting for.

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Mar 26, 2020

American Countryside: The Law West of Pecos

Roy Bean had no formal training in the law, but that did not prevent him from ruling on issues. He named his court, “The Law West of the Pecos.”

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Feb 26, 2020

Meet The Hawaiian Corn Farmer

Bob Starke spent his high school years working on farms in northwest Missouri. Today he is still “on the farm,” but his fields are far from home.

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Jan 23, 2020

Farmer Turns Corn Field into Vietnam Memorial

Last May, Jim Eddleman delivered on a promise that was 50 years in the making.

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Dec 12, 2019

Andrew McCrea: Big Thinking Revives Small Town

More than a dozen world’s-largest attractions draws thousands of visitors weekly to Casey, Ill.

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Dec 12, 2019

Meet A World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

The iconic chant of an auctioneer calls for bids and brings items to their top price. For Jared Miller that chant is his second language.

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Aug 06, 2019

Quilt Store Revives Rural Town, Turns Into the Disneyland of Quilting

What was once a fading small-town, is now a community bustling with visitors and active with new store fronts. Andrew McCrea travels the Countryside to show us how a quilt store helped revive J.C. Penny's hometown.

Apr 17, 2018

American Countryside: Inside Biosphere 2

In the late 1980s, researchers looked to build a large sealed environment where they could study the interactions of the planet’s ecosystems. They raised more than $200 million of private funds, and a huge glass structure called Biosphere 2 began to rise from the desert around Oracle, Ariz.

Feb 12, 2018

American Countryside: The Real-Life "Hoosier" Team

Basketball is a staple in the Hoosier state. While it’s always been popular, one movie brought the rich history of Indiana’s state basketball programs to life.