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ARKANSAS AG NEWS

Beebe picks ARFB leaders for ag boards

8/21/2013 at 12:00 a.m.


Yesterday, Gov. Mike Beebe appointed 63 Arkansans to serve on state boards and commissions. A number of those bodies are ag-related, and a number of the appointees are Arkansas Farm Bureau leaders.

• Troy Buck of Alpine, ARFB board member; and George “Tommy” Lalman of Palestine, St. Francis County Farm Bureau board member; were appointed to the STATE PLANT BOARD until August 15, 2015. 

• Jon Carroll of Moro, ARFB board member, was reappointed to the ARKANSAS CORN & GRAIN SORGHUM PROMOTION BOARD until July 1, 2015.

• John Freeman of Dumas; Donald Morton, Jr. of Des Arc; Gary Sitzer of Weiner, Poinsett County Farm Bureau board member; Rusty Smith of Des Arc, ARFB board member; and Joe Thrash of Conway, Faulkner County Farm Bureau board member; were appointed to the ARKANSAS SOYBEAN PROMOTION BOARD until June 30, 2015..  

• Damon Daniels of Arkadelphia was reappointed to the ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR FORESTERS until July 18, 2018.

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