KLGR’s Dustin Hoffmann Receives Two Farm Reporting Awards

REDWOOD FALLS, MN, December 5, 2016 – Alpha Media, Redwood Falls is proud to announce that KLGR Farm Director, Dustin Hoffmann has been honored with two farm reporting awards.

On November 19th, the Minnesota Farmers’ Union named Hoffmann the 2016 Agriculture Communicator of the Year. This award is given out for excellence in agricultural reporting for Television, Radio, Print, and Internet mediums. Minnesota Farmers’ Union President, Doug Peterson commented, “The accurate reporting of agricultural information is not something we take lightly, and we think that Dustin deserves this award. He has a very bright future ahead of him.”

On the same day, the Redwood Area Cattlemen’s Association awarded Hoffmann as one of two recipients of their new Hot Shot Award. This year’s recipients, Mark Malecek and Dustin Hoffmann, host and produce ‘Beef News and Notes’ on KLGR. Fawn McNamara of the Redwood County Cattlemen’s Association had the following to say, “This award was created to honor two individuals who have made a great impact in the beef industry. On behalf of the Redwood Area Cattlemen’s Association, Mark and Dustin, we cannot thank you enough for all you have done. Your dedicated service does not go unnoticed, and we are beyond grateful.”

“I am truly humbled that both of these organizations have felt that my contributions were worthy of recognition. I thank both of these organizations for being among the many that have made doing my job just a little bit easier,” remarked Hoffman.

Dustin has been employed at KLGR since February of 2010 and Farm Director since July 2014. He was also nominated for the 2016 Minnesota Farm Bureau Ag Reporting Award, and the 2016 NAFB Horizon Award.