Gary Truitt, with 40 years of experience in radio and 38 years as a farm broadcaster and network manager, is a recognized voice for agricultural information. Truitt has traveled extensively covering agriculture both in the U.S. and on four other continents and has been honored with numerous awards for his work. In 2006, he founded Hoosier Ag Today which is, today, the largest and most-listened-to radio network in Indiana. In 2019, Truitt worked with longtime friend Pat Driscoll to acquire MAT.
Ashley Davenport is based in Portage,Mich. and covers issues vital to Michigan agriculture. She attends farm meetings and field events and has an extensive network of news sources. She brings to MAT several years of experience as producer of one of the nation’s leading agricultural radio talk shows. Raised on a farm in Northern Indiana, she has a master’s degree in strategic communication from Purdue University.
Andy Eubank has over 40 years of broadcast experience, much of it as a programmer and Manager of a local radio station. He understands station operations and the importance of providing relevant content to listeners. For the past decade, Eubank has been broadcasting agricultural information including farm news, markets, and weather. His reports have been honored by the National Association of Farm Broadcasting.
Eric Pfeiffer is a farm news reporter for MAT. He directs coverage of national and regional farm news. In addition, Pfeiffer contributes news to web and social media channels that deliver expanded coverage to the Michigan farm community. His experience as a radio news director and technical background from AT&T make him uniquely qualified for today’s multimedia environment.
Ryan Martin is the chief meteorologist for MAT. Michigan weather is quick to change, and Martin’s regular reports track the impact those changes will have on Michigan agriculture. Martin has developed his own forecast models which are specially tailored for Michigan’s diverse crops. As a trained and experienced commodity broker, Martin addresses the impact weather will have on market prices in his reports