Country Gal Corral


Join author and speaker, Brenda Black, each week as she swings wide the gate and invites you to circle up at the Country Gal Corral. It’s a place to share life and all of its beautiful, often unpredictable blessings from God! It’s all about country livin’, good eatin’, hot topics, cool fun, and a whole lot of down home philosophy. We hope you’ll wander by where the gate’s open and ready for company.

Country Gal Corral can be heard each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on Ag 1280. Each show will air at 9:35 a.m. and also at 3:35 p.m. Plus you can listen to recently aired segments right here.


Brenda’s Weekly Recipes

Zucchini Fritters

Skillet Fried Corn

Unstuffed Cabbage

Watermelon Mint Cooler

BLT Pasta Salad

Blueberry Whoopie Pies

Lye Soap

Oven Fried Chicken

Beef & Broccoli Kabobs

Strawberry Freezer Dream

German Chocolate Brownies

Tangy Apple Salad

Cowboy Potatoes

Kansas City Style Dry Rub

Fiesta Beef Fajitas

Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes

Rice Stuffed Ham Rolls

Easy Caramel Sticky Buns


Country Gal Corral Archived Shows

August 21 – In the Dark


August 18 – Get Ready for Total Eclipse Monday


August 16 – Spicy Beef Dip


August 14 – A Salute to the Dog Days of Summer


August 11 – State Fair Wear


August 9 – Zucchini Fritters


August 7 – Z is for Zucchini


August 4 – Star Gazing


August 2 – Skillet Fried Corn


July 31 – Wild Flower Wondering


July 28 – You Rock


July 26 – Unstuffed Cabbage


July 24 – Where Clouds Are Far Behind


July 21 – Face Value


July 19 – Watermelon Mint Cooler


July 17 – Gravel Road Gab


July 14 – Hot Air Hallelujah


July 12 – BLT Pasta Salad


July 10 – Things That Go Bump on a Summer Night


July 7 – Fairly Perfect


July 5 – Blueberry Whoopie Pies


July 3 – Red Cannon Fire and a White Petticoat


June 30 – Well Played


June 28 – Easy Laundry Soap (Lye Soap Recipe)


June 26 – High Cost of Generosity


June 23 – Are We There Yet?


June 21 – One Day at a Time


June 19 – Oven Fried Chicken


June 16 – Daddy’s Hands


June 14 – Beef & Broccoli Kabobs


June 12th – Country Weddings


June 9th – Front Porch Harmony


June 7th – Strawberry Freezer Dream


June 5th – Look for the Better, Not the Worse


June 2nd – Feet Foes Meet Their Fate



Older Archived Shows


About Brenda Black

Brenda Black is an inspirational speaker, author, columnist and publicist with more than 2,500 published works. She owns and operates “The Word’s Out.” Her news, feature, editorial and devotional articles consistently appear in regional magazines and newspapers and in Ag industry and Christian publications nation-wide. She is the author and editor of several books, including Were You Born in a Barn – 2nd Edition, released in 2015. Actively involved in agriculture as a beef cattle farmer with her husband Alan, Brenda also is an advocate for farming families statewide. She is a past president of the Missouri CattleWomen’s Association, and was doubly honored in 2013 as the “Missouri Cattle Woman of the Year” and the first Missouri State Fair’s “Woman in Ag of the Year.” Brenda recently fulfilled simultaneous roles on the national scene as the Region 3 Representative to the American National CattleWomen’s Communications Committee for five years and served six years on the national Cattlemen’s Beef Board, appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. In 2014, Brenda was selected as one of three women to represent the CBB at the USDA Agriculture Outlook Forum in Washington, DC. Her favorite focus, however, is working alongside her pastor husband, lovingly ministering to a rural congregation near Deepwater, Mo. They have two grown sons, Austin and Cooper, and one daughter-in-LOVE, Laura. Brenda volunteers as a Sunday School Teacher and a member of the Ohio Christian Church worship team and is blessed to lift up the burdens of many through prayer and encourage others with genuine care.


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