Ross Volkmer grew up on a farm in southeast Nebraska, 3 miles north of the small town of Carleton (pop. 96). He graduated from Bruning-Davenport High School in 2007 and later attended Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville with the goals of becoming a broadcaster. He also worked part time as a sports play-by-play broadcaster and reporter for ESPN 1550 in St. Joe, Missouri. After obtaining a bachelors degree in broadcasting, Ross returned to Carleton for a short time to help with his family’s custom farming business that farms around 7,000 acres.
In late August 2011 Rocking M Radio in Colby hired Ross as there Farm Director and Utility Man. His duties include Farm News, sports play-by-play, sales, helping on the KRDQ morning show and anything else he is asked to do. Ross resides in Colby and enjoys golfing, going to sporting events, the Nebraska Cornhuskers and being with good people.