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Farm Bureau Ag Safety Poster contest winners announced

- Posted 5/2/2016 at 9:45 a.m.
ArFB has announced the winners of its annual safety poster contest. It coincided with Ag Safety Awareness Week March 6 - 12,
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Read the new FB Press online

- Posted 4/29/2016 at 5:42 p.m.
A bi-weekly newsletter for our volunteer leaders throughout the state.
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PODCAST: Food Innovation Center

- Posted 4/26/2016 at 10:09 a.m.
State Rep. Warwick Sabin is executive director of the Innovation Hub and in this conversation explains how the Food Innovation Center will benefit the community economically and provide fresh, local food to those in need.
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PODCAST: Governor’s Cup Ag Division Runnerup

- Posted 4/21/2016 at 2:39 p.m.
The second-place winner in the ag division of the 2016 Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup was a team from John Brown University.
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2016 County Farm Families of the Year Named

- Posted 4/20/2016 at 8:28 a.m.
County winners for the 69th annual Arkansas Farm Family of the Year Program have been selected.
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PODCAST: Governor’s Cup Agricultural Winner

- Posted 4/20/2016 at 8:12 a.m.
The winner of the Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup ag division for 2016 is a team from Ouachita Baptist University.
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VIDEO: Electric Fencing

- Posted 4/19/2016 at 3:33 p.m.
Improved technology and affordable cost of installation makes electric fencing a wise option for controlling livestock.
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Farm Bureau Supports Arkansas Works

- Posted 4/19/2016 at 11:32 a.m.
ArFB supports Arkansas Works, the governor’s proposed revision to the use of federal Medicaid reserves to fund insurance coverage for eligible participants.
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ASU junior awarded Farm Bureau Vines Scholarship

- Posted 4/18/2016 at 11:58 a.m.
Zipporah Mondy of Helena-West Helena , a junior creative media production major at ASU, is the 2016 recipient of ArFB's Marvin Vines Memorial Scholarship.
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VIDEO: White River Shutdown

- Posted 4/18/2016 at 8:30 a.m.
The Bunge Company has sold or closed its grain storage facilities on the White River forcing farmers who had been using those facilities to deliver their crops elsewhere.
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Read the new Arkansas Agriculture

- Posted 4/13/2016 at 3:36 p.m.
Farm Policy Summit a success, New Ag Hall of Fame members, Faces of Agriculture - Kallem Hill, Data collection and what’s ahead
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VIDEO: Celebrating Agriculture

- Posted 4/11/2016 at 9:48 a.m.
Ag Day observances were conducted across the state and nation March 15, including at Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville.
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VIDEO: Farm Policy Summit

- Posted 4/1/2016 at 2:57 p.m.
Arkansas’ congressional delegation and federal agency officials met with farmers and ranchers in Little Rock for the Farm Policy Summit.
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PODCAST: Agricultural Trade

- Posted 4/1/2016 at 2:01 p.m.
Ambassador Darci Vetter, the chief agricultural negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative, was among the keynote speakers at the Arkansas Farm Policy Summit.
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PODCAST: Policy Summit, Alan Bjerga

- Posted 3/30/2016 at 7:30 a.m.
Bjerga was a guest speaker at Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Farm Policy Summit and in this conversation provides his perspective on several pressing issues facing agriculture and Congress.
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PODCAST: Farm Policy Summit, Zippy Duvall

- Posted 3/29/2016 at 5:01 p.m.
Arkansas Farm Bureau hosted a Farm Policy Summit in Little Rock so farmers and ranchers across the state would have an opportunity to engage with members of the state’s congressional delegation and discuss issues facing the industry.
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VIDEO: Agriculture Hall of Fame

- Posted 3/24/2016 at 11:31 a.m.
A record crowd of more than 600 came together in Little Rock to honor six new inductees into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame.
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Troy Buck Family Scholarship dinner and auction

- Posted 3/24/2016 at 10:41 a.m.
The public is invited to a dinner and auction May 6 in Arkadelphia to raise money for the Troy Buck Family Scholarship endowment.
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PODCAST: Cuba Consortium

- Posted 3/23/2016 at 3:04 p.m.
A two-day Agriculture and Food Roundtable meeting was held March 21-22 at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain.
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Farm Bureau Sets Farm Policy Summit

- Posted 3/22/2016 at 9:00 a.m.
ArFB will host a Farm Policy Summit, where it will bring its farmers and ranchers along with national farm policy leaders – in addition to each member of the state’s Congressional delegation – to Little Rock.
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PODCAST: National Ag Day

- Posted 3/17/2016 at 12:13 p.m.
March 15 was National Ag Day and a special observance was conducted in Bentonville, celebrating the importance of agriculture in Arkansas and the U.S.
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Applications available for M*A*S*H camps

- Posted 3/14/2016 at 11:54 a.m.
Applications are now available to high school students for the summer M*A*S*H camps. These camps will be located at 34 medical facilities throughout Arkansas.
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VIDEO: Peanut Production

- Posted 3/14/2016 at 8:30 a.m.
Arkansas has become one of the top 10 peanut producing states in the nation and industry officials believe production is here to stay.
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PODCAST: White River Navigation

- Posted 3/9/2016 at 9:00 a.m.
Gene Higginbotham, executive director of the Arkansas Waterways Commission discusses efforts to reopen the White River to barge traffic.
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PODCAST: Agriculture Safety Awareness Week

- Posted 3/7/2016 at 1:59 p.m.
March 6 – 12 is Agriculture Safety Awareness Week. Agriculture remains one of the most dangerous occupations in the U.S.
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VIDEO: Honeybee Research

- Posted 3/7/2016 at 7:00 a.m.
A research study has found insecticide seed treatments do not harm honeybees.
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VIDEO: Rice Trade

- Posted 3/2/2016 at 3:19 p.m.
The United States and China reached agreement in principle on a phytosanitary protocol or health certificate stating U.S. rice is clean and free of insects, allowing trade with China to commence.
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VIDEO: Patriot Project

- Posted 2/26/2016 at 9:42 a.m.
Damon Helton, who did tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq, is transitioning to being a livestock farmer in Saline County
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Arkansas’ Veach Elected President and Chairman of Southern FB Life Insurance Company

- Posted 2/22/2016 at 11:00 a.m.
Randy Veach of Manila (Mississippi County) has been selected as president and chairman of the board of Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company
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Arkansas Farm Bureau Promotes Tucker, Teague

- Posted 2/22/2016 at 10:50 a.m.
The ArFB Board of Directors named Chuck Tucker to the new position of senior vice president of organization and administration. They also named Evan Teague vice president of commodity and regulatory affairs.
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