Lane Nordlund is a trusted and respected figure in the agriculture community. As an award-winning multimedia farm broadcaster, he serves rural America by sharing the important information farmers and ranchers need to be successful.
Lane, born and raised in Central Montana, has been involved in production agriculture his entire life. He had the honor of being elected as the Montana FFA State President and was also the National FFA Officer Candidate for the State of Montana.
While attending Montana State University-Bozeman he earned a degree in agricultural education-relations. From there he began his career in agricultural media.
Each day, TV viewers can tune in to find Lane reporting on the Montana Ag Network which airs on the Montana Television Network.
On radio, Nordlund co-anchor’s the Western Ag Network reports heard on more than 60 radio stations in six western states. He also hosts “Montana Talks Ag” which airs within the statewide “Montana Talks” radio show produced by Townsquare Media.
Lane also produces an agriculture podcast called the LaneCast which focuses on rural and agriculture issues in the Western United States. Nordlund is also the host of two national podcasts - the Cattlemen’s Call Podcast for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Eye on Potatoes Podcast for the National Potato Council.
He also is a contributor to national TV programs Cattlemen to Cattlemen, Market Day Report and Rural Evening News which air on RFD-TV.
In 2016, Lane received the Horizon Award from the National Association of Farm Broadcasting. The award recognizes young farm broadcasters who show promise in the industry. In 2020, Nordlund received the Shepherd’s Voice Award from the American Sheep Industry Association.
Being a young person involved in production agriculture and agriculture media, he has a unique view of the industry. This view helps him make a personal connection with his audience whether that is in a packed convention hall or the local café.