Agriculture Speakers and Entertainers

Find agricutural speakers, funny farmers, ag comedians, and agriculture keynotes for your next event. Many of these presenters were raised on farms, and a few are still actively farming. All have recent experience speaking in front of farmers and agribusiness professionals.

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Dirt in Our DNA by Jerry Carroll

Stories of farming and farm life tailored for agricultural events. You'll enjoy tales of feeding hogs, raising crops, and keeping the farm equipment together with duct tape, bailing wire, and WD-40.

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The Mayberry Method by Rik Roberts

Increase Productivity By Nipping Distractions In The Bud! Imagine your attendees surprised by America’s Favorite Deputy Barney Fife blowing a whistle as he enters the conference room. Next, he pulls out a few “citations” that he has written up on members of your group. The group belly laughs as the “harmless offenses” are revealed. Once the group is engaged, Rik steps out of character and delivers a speech about 1) Increasing productivity by eliminating distractions, 2) Managing time more effectively, and 3) Setting clearer goals.

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The Magic of Communication by Joshua Lozoff

The Magic of Communication is engaging, intriguing and fun! In this interactive presentation, acclaimed magician and actor Joshua Lozoff pulls back the curtain to reveal the true secrets of his magic: powerful communication skills and strong powers of observation; skills useful for us all, from the board room to the living room.

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Juggler’s Mindset®: A Healthy Approach to Work and Play by Paul Miller

Audience members experience a world-class comedy juggling demonstration intermixed with step-by-step instructions for learning to juggle, or for learning anything, better. Learn strategies for reducing stress and developing physical, intellectual, emotional and social well being. Juggler’s Mindset is interactive, improvisational, and engaging from start to finish.

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Mike Goodwin

Armed with a Master of Education degree, a background in the United States Army, and impeccable style, it might surprise you when Mike hits the stage and delivers non-stop laughter. He's seriously funny.

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It's Funny Now by Rik Roberts

Dynamic comedy show funny enough to headline comedy clubs across the country and clean enough to bring your grandkids or grandparents to see. It's family-friendly and full of fun, easy to relate to material.

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Andy Beningo

Performing his clean, clever "every-man" style of material, Andy explores the joys of parenting, raising pets, and struggling to survive in his hilarious, relatable routines. His ability to find humor in subjects like growing up the middle child, his short lived career as a middle school teacher, and our society's obsession with technology has made him a crowd favorite nationwide.

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Life is Magic by Joshua Lozoff

Magic, mind-reading, mentalism and mystery! Joshua's show combines his love for the art of magic, and his fascination with psychology, intuition and other "inner workings of the mind."

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From Hollywood to the Farm by Leslie Norris Townsend

Agriculture humor from a decidedly different perspective as Green Acres comes to life! In the classic fish-out-of-water tale, Leslie moves from Hollywood to rural Ohio to live and work on her family's 100-year-old farm.

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Arthur Atsma

Arthur's comedy magic show features cutting-edge, fast-paced, and astonishing sleight-of-hand magic and mentalism. Tricks with cards, coins, borrowed watches, and rings highlight a performance filled with audience participation and true entertainment.

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Climbing the Ladder of Success and Taking Your Family with You by Charles Petty

Hilarious insights on work-life balance and how to take care of family while taking care of business. Perfect for all groups and especially when guests/spouses are in the audience.

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Clean Customized Humor by John Felts

Show your clients, employees, families or loyal customers a good time through John's clean and carefully put together set. You are guaranteed to see lots of laughs, smiles and possibly a fellow audience member on stage!

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Tim The Dairy Farmer

Tim the Dairy Farmer is definitely not a politician, salesman, or motivational speaker. He's a Florida dairy farmer and stand-up comedian. His experiences on and off the farm allow him to bring out the humor of everyday farm life.

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Clean Humor and Impressions by David Ferrell

100% clean stand-up comedy show suitable for all ages and backgrounds. Plus, David is happy to customize his performance with jokes about your company or organization.

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Sid Davis

Clean humor from former insurance salesman and airline worker. His humor is fueled with A.D.D., a wavering ego and a grade school teacher wife who views him as a child left behind.

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Upcoming Schedule

6/4/2019Brookings, SDAg Women's Day with David Ferrell
7/9/2019Memphis, MOScotland County Fair with Jerry Carroll
8/1/2019El Dorado, KSAnnual Meeting with Jerry Carroll
8/8/2019Centre, ALAnnual Meeting with Rik Roberts
8/20/2019Quincy, ILAnnual Meeting with Andy Beningo
9/10/2019Mineola, TXMineola Hay Show with Charles Petty
9/12/2019Manitowoc, WIDairy Education Conference with Tim Moffett
9/13/2019Orlando, FLAnnual Meeting with Rik Roberts
10/21/2019Gainesville, GAAnnual Members Meeting with David Ferrell
10/23/2019Bowman, NDAnnual Farmer/Rancher Appreciation Banquet with Jerry Carroll
12/14/2019Seward, NEEmployee Holiday Party with David Ferrell
1/17/2020Great Falls, MTAgriculture Appreciation Banquet with Leslie Norris Townsend

Recent Reviews

"Mike did a great job! Very funny and entertaining. The crowd enjoyed him."

Executive Director, Annual Meeting in Elizabeth City, NC 5/20/2019 review of Mike Goodwin

"Everyone loved Jerry Carroll. He stayed and sat with the crowd after his performance. He was perfect for our crowd."

President, Annual Banquet in West Point, NE 4/27/2019 review of Jerry Carroll

"Jerry Carroll performed at our annual sales meeting, and perform did he! His style of comedy, timing of delivery, and subject matter was a huge hit with our team. Several people had sore jaws the next day from laughing so hard! Jerry tailored his jokes to the situation and our event, which made it even more relatable. He even stuck around after the performance to meet with people and share more jokes and stories. A great performer and even a better guy. Highly recommend him!"

Chief Executive Officer, Annual Sales Meeting in Lincoln, NE 3/26/2019 review of Jerry Carroll

"Rik Roberts was great !! He spoke at our Agribusiness Dinner and was able to engage all age groups. I would highly recommend Rik!!"

Secretary, Annual Banquet in Columbus, WI 3/19/2019 review of Rik Roberts

"Andy was exceptional! He interacted with the audience and kept us laughing and entertained."

Facility Manager, Agronomy Conference in Red Wing, MN 3/6/2019 review of Andy Beningo

"Rik Roberts was a pleasure to work with and made some very valuable points in his session. Our attendees loved his humor and the information he shared."

Event Planner, Annual Conference in St. George, UT 2/27/2019 review of Rik Roberts

"Jerry Carroll was Outstanding!! We’ve had many comments regarding his positively positive and enjoyable talk. We all needed some cheering up. He sure got the job done."

Seed Business Manager, Growers Meeting in Frederick, MD 2/19/2019 review of Jerry Carroll
 Speakers and Entertainers in St Henry, OH

"Joshua Lozoff did a fantastic job. He was a pleasure to work with and had great communication with us during the booking process. As far as his performance: outstanding! He engaged with our customer without making anyone feel uncomfortable and left people wondering how he did that. We have had very positive feedback from our guests and have had many ask for is contact info. We will definitely be using him again in the future."

Sales Coordinator, Farmer Appreciation Night in St Henry, OH 2/12/2019 review of Joshua Lozoff

"Leslie Norris Townsend has a high energy performance that connects with her audience very well. She interacts with them and draws them into her performance. Even though a snowstorm was starting outside, people opted to stay for Leslie’s presentation and they expressed their appreciation for her enthusiasm and her message of maintaining hope in the face of agricultural economic troubles. Bottom line: we loved her!!!"

"Rik Roberts was very prompt and professional. He had a great personality and connected well with the audience. The material he used went over well with the audience. I had a lot of the audience tell me how much they enjoyed the program."

Loan Secretary, Farmer's Appreciation Dinner in Metropolis, IL 1/28/2019 review of Rik Roberts
 Speakers and Entertainers in Atalissa, IA

"Jerry Carroll was very prompt, very chatty, and blended right in. He listened to the speaker before him and added it right into the performance. We had a lot of good comments from the audience."

President, Annual Banquet in Atalissa, IA 1/26/2019 review of Jerry Carroll

"Rik Roberts is full of good clean humor that will make anyone laugh and have a good time!! You will not be disappointed!"

Agriculture Committee Chair, Agriculture Appreciation Banquet in Great Falls, MT 1/18/2019 review of Rik Roberts

"We had Arthur for our company Christmas Party and he did a great job of engaging our employees, received many compliment on his presentation!"

Manager, Company Christmas Party in Middletown, OH 1/3/2019 review of Arthur Atsma

"Jerry Carroll struck a home run! Everyone loved him. He was down to earth from the very beginning. He was easy to work with, meeting out needs. As well as his own. He is a regular guy, and gets just as excited to get into a new combine as we do! Jerry was very personable both on and off the stage. The man has stories… stories for days! LOL so be ready to listen and laugh!"

Talent Buyer, Company Christmas Party in Janesville, WI 12/15/2018 review of Jerry Carroll
 Speakers and Entertainers in French Lick, IN

"We loved Jerry Carroll! I would recommend him to anyone, especially in the Ag industry. Very clean comedian and laughs at himself. Our group of 110 Indiana farmers LOVED laughing with him. He arrived early and mingled with the group before hand. Was very down to earth, engaged with the group, made them laugh, and was very relatable to our group of farmers."

Marketing Communication Manager, Ag Innovator's Summit in French Lick, IN 12/13/2018 review of Jerry Carroll

"Jerry Carroll is so funny and very engaging. Our audience was filled with people from ages 17-80 and every review I heard from them after the show was positive (and our crowd is tough to impress). He covered many topics and was really able to connect with the audience. He was early for the show, stuck to the time limit we gave him and overall wonderful to deal with! We would definitely have him back in the future!!"

Assistant General Manager, Centennial Celebration in Harrington, DE 12/7/2018 review of Jerry Carroll

"Dr. Charles Petty's presentation was the highlight of our conference. He combines humor with a positive message to keep the audience engaged. Even though he was only hired to perform for an hour, he spent most of the day with us, getting to know his audience prior to his performance. We would highly recommend Dr. Petty to other organizations!"

Director, Graduation Event in Casper, WY 11/3/2018 review of Charles Petty
 Speakers and Entertainers in Ulysses, KS

"John Felts did a good job of research on our community so that he could personalize his presentation. We received great feedback from our guests. He was very easy to work with and I would recommend him wholeheartedly!"

Director, Home Products Dinner in Ulysses, KS 9/18/2018 review of John Felts

"5 stars - Extremely Satisfied"

Executive Vice President, Annual Convention in Bismarck, ND 9/14/2018 review of Jerry Carroll

"At the last minute the speaker we had booked had a family emergency. Tim very graciously filled in for him and did a phenomenal job. He had less than 24 hours to prepare, but be came into our group and nailed it. Everyone enjoyed it."

Executive Vice President, Annual Meeting in Melbourne, FL 9/14/2018 review of Tim Moffett

"Jerry Carroll appealed to everyone in the audience, both young and old. He was humorous and his act was in good taste. I wouldn’t hesitate hiring him again for another engagement in the future."

Vice President Appraisal, Company Team Meeting in Deadwood, SD 9/12/2018 review of Jerry Carroll

"Jerry Carroll did a great job both relating to, and capturing our audience. People were hooked on his humor and the laughs lasted through his entire performance. He arrived early and engaged in one on one conversations with some of our guests, prior to the event starting. We would book him again in a heartbeat!"

Branch Manager, Customer Appreciation Dinner in Keenes, IL 8/22/2018 review of Jerry Carroll

"This was the second time that Rik Roberts has performed for Alabama Farmers Cooperative. First he did his skit Mayberry skit. This time, he performed with singing and jokes. Both were top class."

VP Management Services, Manager's Meeting in Orange Beach, AL 8/16/2018 review of Rik Roberts

"Joshua Lozoff not only entertained our members - he inspired them! His ability to hold the audiences attention created the perfect kick off to our convention. Members were talking about him long after his presentation was completed and our evaluation survey confirmed that he was a huge hit! Joshua isn't just about the show, he walks his talk. He really is a kind and caring individual."

Executive Director, Annual Convention in Peoria, IL 8/13/2018 review of Joshua Lozoff
A few of the states our Agriculture Speakers and Entertainers have recently presented in include: Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and others.


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