Klingenberg makes national news with viral vid

Staff writer

Derek Klingenberg of Peabody has gotten a lot of media attention since his video, “What Does the Farmer Say?,” went viral on YouTube.

He appeared Nov. 30 on Fox News, where he was briefly interviewed by Jon Scott in a segment of “Happening Now.” The host mentioned the town of Peabody, Kan. and showed clips from the video.

The Fox Kansas News Channel 24 aired a segment on Klingenberg later that evening.

Klingenberg’s video has been viewed about 3.5 million times on YouTube since he uploaded it Oct. 29. It is one of 25 he has made in his spare time as a farmer.

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