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 weekdays on Ag 1280. Each show will air at 9:35 a.m. and also at 1:40 p.m. Plus you can listen to recently aired segments right here.


Brenda’s Weekly Recipes

Cheese Biscuits

Jalapeño Cheddar Burgers

Beef Barley Soup

French Toasted English Muffins

Mocha Cloud Angel Cake

The Grate Grilled Onion Potato

Beef ‘n Broccoli Stir Fry

Cole Slaw Annie


Country Gal Corral Archived Shows

September 24th – A Star Is Barn


September 21st – On The Move

September 19th – Cheese Biscuits

September 17th – Record-Breaking Achievements


September 14th – 23 Days To Timeless

September 12th – Jalapeño Cheddar Burger

September 10th – Be Kind


September 7th – Milk, Cookies, Music & Marriage

September 5th – Beef Barley Soup

September 3rd – Extra! Extra! Read All About It!


August 31st – Just Over The Ridge

August 29th – French Toasted English Muffins

August 27th – Just Follow The Directions


August 24th – Reverse Remedies

August 22nd – Mocha Cloud Angel Cake

August 20th – A Grandfather to Girls


August 17th – What’s All The Buzz About?

August 15th – Grate-Grilled Onion Potato

August 13th – Prayin’ For Rainin’


August 10th – Leaping Lizards!

August 8th – Beef ‘n Broccoli Stir Fry

August 6th – Cockleburs


August 3rd – Aluminum Foil Knight in Shining Armor

August 1st – Cole Slaw Annie

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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