Trent Loos, Agriculture Radio Personality (#426)
Trent Loos, a rancher and farmer who produces the radio program Loos Tales, discusses the importance of understanding how natural resources are turned into consumable goods.
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Trent Loos, a sixth-generation rancher who touts himself as an agricultural activist, encourages people to learn how their food ends up at the grocery store. He says consumers should get to know the people and the system responsible for the production of food. He also discusses the importance of producing food in the United States.
Loos talks about his radio and television career and how he uses entertainment to educate and inform his audience. Loos Tales, a daily radio program about rural America, has a listening audience of four million and can be heard on more than 100 stations across the country.
Other topics of discussion include changes in the agriculture industry, the health benefits of eating meat, and the two figures Loos believes are the most important for the country’s future. The program was recorded at Alltech’s 25th International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium in Lexington.