Market Day Report

Airs Monday-Friday at 9am ET only on RURAL TV

Every day the Market Day report delivers "live" coverage of agri-business news, weather, and commodity market coverage from across the world.  The market coverage is constantly updated every half-hour bringing you the latest on the markets.  Along with market news our news staff will bring you news stories covering topics including: auctions, cattle, farm equipment, ranch, real estate and much more. 

Meet the Market Day Staff

Mark Oppold - News Director & Lead Anchor

Oppold, a three year staff member of RFD-TV joins the RURAL TV news team with 35-years of broadcasting experience. He has worked for radio and television stations in Iowa and MO before joining RFD-TV. In 2010, he was awarded the New Holland Oscar in Agriculture Award for his documentary on the floods in Tennessee. He currently serves as president elect of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting and will continue to direct news and report the news for both RFD-TV and RURAL TV.

C.T. Thongklin - Chief Meteorologist

Born and raised in Kansas City, MO, C.T. brings more than 15 years of local broadcast TV experience working from 1997-2002 as a weather caster for KMIZ-TV (ABC) in Columbia, MO, and 2003-March 2012 as the morning meteorologist for KMTV-TV (CBS) in Omaha, NE. He also has been a contributor for The Weather Channel during their former prime time show, Abrams & Bettes. C.T. enjoys delivering weather information in an educational, understandable and useful way and has rich forecast experience from the Midwest tracking severe storms to major snowstorms. He is a 2002 graduate of the University of Missouri- Columbia holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Soil and Atmospheric Sciences and earned the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Seal of Approval for Television Weather casting in 2003.

Scot England - News Anchor

England is responsible for broadcasting RURAL TV news, live weather, along with many special features.  England comes to RMG from WAND-TV in Decatur, Illinois, where he served as weekday morning anchor. He has 25 years of experience covering rural news, spending most of his career working in central Illinois. England knows first-hand how important updated commodity market information, weather and agricultural news is to producers and agri-businesses. 

 

Courtenay Dehoff - Anchor/Reporter 

Courtenay DeHoff grew up in Northeast Kansas competing in rodeo and showing Angus cattle. Qualifying for the National High School Finals Rodeo three times, she went on to compete at the collegiate level for Oklahoma State University.  She obtained an Agricultural Communications Degree from OSU while working at Oklahoma Horizon as a multi-platform journalist. Her agricultural background led her to pursue her passion for television. "I get to meet life changing people on a daily basis and experience things I never would have dreamed of otherwise if it were not for my job in television."
 
 

 

Natalie Noah - Meteorologist

Growing up with two older brothers, Natalie is most certainly tough and fearless. She would always run outside when a storm was on its way, and weather has fascinated her for as long as she can remember. Natalie is originally from Graham, North Carolina where she earned a degree from the University of North Carolina at Asheville in Atmospheric Sciences concentrating in Weather Forecasting, and  is an active member of the National Weather Association and American Meteorological Society.

 

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