LITTLE ROCK — Three families are finalists in
Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award
Jeremy and Megan Allen of Bismarck (Hot Spring County). They have a feeder calf and laying hen operation.
Josh and Melissa Cureton of Cash (Craighead County). They produce rice and soybeans.
Brian and Elizabeth Walker of Horatio (Sevier County). The have a cow-calf operation, poultry and hay.
Arkansas Farm Bureau’s YF&R Achievement Award recognizes
farmers and ranchers 18-35 for exemplary effort in farming and
ranching, leadership and community involvement. The winning couple will
be announced at Arkansas Farm Bureau’s annual convention Dec. 1-3 in
Hot Springs. They will receive a Chevrolet Quad-Cab four-wheel-drive
pickup truck. The winners also get an expenses-paid trip to the 2011
American Farm Bureau Federation convention in January in Atlanta, Ga.
There, they will compete with YF&R Achievement Award winners from
the other 49 states and Puerto Rico.