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Pike County Farm Bureau
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ADDRESS
310 3rd Ave
Murfreesboro, AR 71958-9701
PHONE
870-285-3194
ADDRESS
805 N First St
Glenwood, AR 71943
PHONE
870-356-2518
       
OFFICE HOURS
MONDAY - FRIDAY
8:00 AM TO 12:00 PM
1:00 PM TO 4:30 PM 
CLOSED FROM 12:00 TO 1:00 FOR LUNCH
 

                       Murfreesboro Office                                                          Glenwood Office

         
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2015 ANNUAL MEETING AND DINNER

THE PIKE COUNTY ANNUAL MEETING AND DINNER WILL BE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, FROM 5:00 P.M. TO 6:30 P.M. AT THE HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITY CENTER IN MURFREESBORO. PAID MEMBERS ONLY, PLEASE.  SAME WONDERFUL FOOD CATERED BY WOOD'S AT CAMDEN.  WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

PIKE COUNTY BOARD MEETING

The Pike County Farm Bureau Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, August 20,  at 7:00 p.m. in the county office's Board Room, 310 3rd Avenue, Murfreesboro, AR 71958. The meeting will begin with a meal followed by a  short business meeting.

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PIKE COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP

Logan Foshee, a graduate from Kirby High School, was the recipient of the 2015 Pike County Farm Bureau Scholarship. He is the son of Mark and Pam Foshee and will be attending Harding University this fall.

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or call the office and we can do an e-check payment for you, no charge.
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Choice Hotels Program

Arkansas Farm Bureau members save on rooms in participating hotels across the United States and Canada.

Join the free CHOICE Privileges® Rewards Program now.

Access Arkansas Farm Bureau preferred rates by using your Special Rate ID**


Remember to provide your Choice Privileges® number to earn points.

Book now at choicehotels.com

You will need your Arkansas Farm Bureau membership number, here’s how to find it.
 

It's Simple to Save!
Call Toll Free: (800) 258-2847(800) 258-2847 FREE
For on-line booking visit choicehotels.com.
Enter your Arkansas Farm Bureau Special Rate ID# 00223030.
Offer is subject to availability at participating locations and some blackout dates may apply.
Advanced reservations are required.

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SPECIAL GM PRIVATE OFFER

 
 GM Private Offer

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Special General Motors private offer for Arkansas Farm Bureau Members!

Eligible Arkansas Farm Bureau members can now receive a $500 private offer* on each qualifying  Chevrolet, GMC or Buick vehicle they purchase or lease. This Farm Bureau member exclusive is offered for vehicles purchased or leased through Farm Bureau's—GM PRIVATE OFFER at a participating GM dealerships.

Twenty-eight GM models are part of the program, including the Chevrolet Silverado HD, honored as the 2011 Motor Trend Truck of the Year. A broad range of other pick-up trucks, SUVs, sedans and crossovers also are included in the program.

To obtain your authorization number, visit www.fbverify.com/gm.

You MUST provide your Farm Bureau membership number to obtain your authorization number.
How to find your membership number

To redeem, provide your authorization number to your GM dealer.

To qualify for the offer, individuals must have been an Arkansas Farm Bureau member for at least 60 days prior to the date of delivery of the vehicle selected. Members may receive the incentive for the purchase or lease of multiple vehicles, including fleet vehicles purchased through GM's National Fleet Purchase Program. This incentive is stackable with other retail incentives. Contact dealership for full details. Program details and eligibility guidelines are available by contacting your county Farm Bureau. To print your certificate, visit www.fbverify.com/gm.

 

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*Available on all 2011, 2012 and 2013 Chevrolet vehicles (excluding Volt). This offer is not compatible with other private offers. Only customers who have been active members of an eligible Farm Bureau for a minimum of 60 days will be eligible to receive a certificate. Customers can obtain certificates at www.fbverify.com/gm.

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PIKE COUNTY FARM FAMILY



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Office Holidays

Labor Day - Monday, September 7th

Thanksgiving - Thursday & Friday, November 26th & 27th

Christmas -  Thursday & Friday, December 24th and 25th

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Pike County Staff:



Jeff Jones, Agency Manager


Steve Turner, Agent


 

Brittany Denton, Agent

MSR'S

Dorothy Miller
Lori White

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President - Billy Maroon                                      

Vice President - Glen Sweeden
Secretary/Treasurer - Tommy Fugitt

Board of Directors

Kevin Baker
Paul Baker
Basel Cox
Johnny Hale
Marc Jackson
Scott Maroon
Dewight Reid
Stanley Rhodes
Randy Stewart
David Terrell
Dean Turner
Steve Watts

Womens Committee

Wanda O'Neal, Chairman
Arlene Fugitt
Becky Jones
Louise Maroon
Georgia Rhodes
Susie Sweeden
Virginia Terrell



Agricultural Profile


General

2007 Census of Agriculture
Average Age of Farmer 57
Number of Farms (farms) 425
Primary occupation is Farming 206
Land in Farms (acres) 83,570
Rented Land (acres) 17,579
Irrigated land (acres) 566
Market value of land & buildings ($1000) $192,320
Land & buildings avg per acre ($) $2,301
Market value of Equipment ($1000) $33,127
Government payments ($1000) $115

Type of Organization

2007 Census of Agriculture
Family or individual (farms) 391
Family or individual (acres) 73,374
Partnership (farms) 20
Partnership (acres) 5,173
Corporation - Family Held (farms) 10
Corporation - Family Held (acres) 3,862
Other (farms) 1
Other (farms) 3
Other (acres) (D)
Other (acres) (D)

Farm Income

Bureau of Economic Analysis
($1,000 unless otherwise stated) 5-Yr Average 2008
Total Cash Receipts & Other Income* $93,959 $94,389
    Cash Receipts: Livestock & Products $89,031 $89,796
    Cash Receipts: Crops $822 $765
    Other Income $4,106 $3,828
Total Production Expenses $62,235 $72,600
    Feed Purchased $14,983 $21,802
    Livestock Purchased $19,037 $17,597
    Seed Purchased $50
    Fertilizer & Lime (incl ag Chemicals) $958 $1,137
    Petroleum Products $2,239 $2,282
    Hired Farm Labor Expenses $2,723 $2,882
    All Other Production Expenses $22,245 $26,861
Realized Net Income $31,725 $21,789


Commodity Profile


Livestock

Cattle Inventory NASS 2010: Other data 2007 Census
  Number of Farms Inventory
All Cattle 286 41,000
Beef Cows 260 11,600
Milk Cows - -
Swine 25 26,738
Horses 139 565
Broilers 40 2,025,030
Layers >20 Weeks 37 664,375
Pullets 15 431,303
Turkeys - -
Aquaculture -

Crops

NASS 2009 Production Data:
2007 Census Farm Numbers
    Number of Farms Acres Production
Hay dry tons 266 16,242 48,657
Orchards 2 (D)
Vegetables 1 (D)

Forestry

2009 Forest Inventory and Analysis Arkansas Forestry Commission
Land Area (Acres) Land by Ownership (Acres) Harvested Timber (Tons)
Forestland 297,620 Private 287,679 96.7 % Pine 711,913
Total 402,701 State Local 0 0.0 % Hardwood 109,938
Percent 73.9 % Federal 9,941 3.3 % Total Tonage 821,851


Economic Profile


Employee Compensation by Sector

Bureau of Economic Analysis
($1,000 unless otherwise stated) 5-Yr Average 2008
Farm Employee Compensation $2,321 $2,559
Private Employee Compensation $67,877 $67,544
    Manufacturing $13,962 $11,987
        Food manufacturing $0
        Wood product manufacturing $10,322 $8,713
        Paper manufacturing $0 $0
Gov & Gov enterprises $32,151 $34,450
Employee Compensation, recv'd $102,349 $104,553
Total avg comp per job (dollars) $31,585 $33,575

Employment

Bureau of Economic Analysis
5-Yr Average 2008
Private employment 2,899 2,755
    Manufacturing 449 365
Gov & Gov enterprises 826 798
Farm employment 485 518
Total employment 4,208 4,071

Personal Income

Bureau of Economic Analysis
5-Yr Average 2008
Personal income ($1,000) $287,988 $308,150
Per capita personal income $26,599 $28,997
Full & part-time employment 4,208 4,071
Population 10,827 10,627


NOTE:
(D) indicates the data is not shown to avoid disclosure of confidential innumFormation, but the estimates for this item are included in the totals.
(L) Less than $50,000, but the estimates for this item are included in the totals.