Air Staff: Bob Bosold


In addition to appearing on "The Valley's Morning News" Bob can be heard throughout the day with the latest farm news. He earned his Bachelor of Sciences degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1976, and his roots here go back to February 14, 1977, when he started on WAYY's sister station WAXX 104.5. Bob has been the recipient of numerous awards. He was named the National Farm Broadcaster of the Year by the National Association of Farm Broadcasters, as well as receiving the 2002 Honorary Recognition from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at UW-Madison. Bob has also been inducted into the Wisconsin Broadcasters' Hall Of Fame.


Bob lives in Eau Claire and has two children, Mike and Matt. His hobbies include horses and coaching youth sports.

Bob's Articles For "The Country Today"

Bob's Column For "The Country Today"

Bob Bosold's columns for "The Country Today"
  • SOIL HEALTH MOST IMPORTANT FOR CONSERVATION FARMER OF THE YEAR

        Smith said he’s happy with how his soils have responded to his farming practices but he’s always looking for ways to do things better as “the fifth generation has already signed the papers to keep the farm in the family for many years to come”, he told us. Read More
  • ALASKAN DAIRIES FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL

    Another challenge they face is finding crop land because of  the expanding population in the Palmer area.  In the past few years the value of that land has shot up to $25,000 an acre but the Havermeisters say they won’t sell and they are determined to keep their dairy farm operating to provide Alaska Fresh milk to their neighbors. Read More
  • FFA TRADITIONS ARE A FAMILY AFFAIR

           All four will move on to represent their sections, the state and their families at this year’s National FFA Convention in October in Louisville. Read More
  • DAIRY PRICING ASSOCIATION PLANNING FOR LOWER DAIRY PRICES

               To get more information on the Dairy Pricing Association, go to their website at www.dairypricing.org. Read More
  • SPRING HORSE EXTRAVAGANZAS FACED CHALLENGES THIS YEAR

               One of the attributes of the breed that owners like, she said, is their temperament.  By breeding draft blood into the Appaloosa, they have developed a breed that is “easy to be around and easy to work with to train for riding or driving”, Jones said.  Her goals for bringing her horses to Madison were to get the name of the breed “out there” and try to get Sugarbush horses in every county in the state. Read More

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