Max Armstrong

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Max Armstrong (born June 13, 1953, Owensville, Indiana) is an American agriculture broadcaster from Chicago, Illinois.[1]

Armstrong co-hosts with Orion Samuelson the Saturday Morning Show and formerly Noon Show on WGN radio in Chicago.

He is director of broadcasting for Penton/Farm Progress Companies; co-host of the television show This Week in AgriBusiness, seen across the United States each weekend; and he helps host a weekly hour-long ag program on Chicago radio station WGN.

Since August 2005, Armstrong has been co-host and co-founder of This Week in AgriBusiness, a weekly television show owned and produced with Orion Samuelson.

Since July 2009, Armstrong has also been director of broadcasting for Penton Farm Progress. He produces and hosts the Farm Progress America and Max Armstrong’s Midwest Digest daily radio programs.

Broadcast history[edit]

He co-hosts with Samuelson the Saturday Morning Show and formerly Noon Show on WGN radio in Chicago, and This Week in Agribusiness on RFD-TV and in television syndication. Armstrong also hosts a three-minute feature, "Farming America", on the Tribune Radio Network; it is usually paired with Samuelson's National Farm Report.

From 1977 to 2009, Armstrong was the agri-business broadcaster for WGN Radio.

From 2000 to 2012, Armstrong was the voice-over announcer and host of live shows for RFD-TV.


  1. ^ "Tribune Radio Networks". Retrieved 2010-03-19. 

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