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"
  • 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
  • MIDWEST DAIRY IS GREEN AND GROWING

            Latest statistics show that their efforts are paying off.  Milk production in South Dakota topped two billion pounds in 2013 and that put South Dakota on the list last year as one of the 23 top milk producing states in the country, moving Missouri down to the 24th spot.  The South Dakota dairy industry is located primarily in the eastern part of the state but as Lentsch said, “it will follow the feed in the future and as they grow more corn in the western part of the state, dairy will follow.”  There are no concerns either that dairy production will outgrow their processing capacity anytime soon as Lentsch told us “we could double our dairy production and still not meet the supply needs of the dairy plants currently operating in South Dakota.” Read More

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