Reality TV at the Farm Progress Show

Cindy ZimmermanGeneral

fps13-deadliestSome reality TV stars have been mingling with the visitors at the 2013 Farm Progress Show this week.

At the Chevron tent, fans of Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” got to meet Edgar Hansen and learn a little bit about the famous Northwestern, harvesting crab, and why they choose to use Chevron Delo products. Edgar says the boat is going through an engine overhaul right now to get ready for the 2013 King Crab season which launches in just a few months.[wpaudio url=”″ text=”Interview with Edgar Hansen of Deadliest Catch”]

rupertMeanwhile, at the TruAg exhibit, Survivor fans were meeting Rupert Boneham.

Rupert, who will be on Survivor for a 4th time this fall, started a vocational mentoring program called Rupert’s Kids 23 years ago. The program helps young adults, starting at age 18, learn to fill out job applications, read important materials, and teach men and women how to make a legal living. Rupert’s Kids has reached almost 1,000 individuals in the nation and helped them get back on there feet. [wpaudio url=”″ text=”Interview with Rupert”]

2013 Farm Progress Show Photo Album

Coverage of the 2013 Farm Progress show is sponsored by Growmark, Ag Leader and John Deere