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O&L Snapshots (day two)

7/23/2013 at 12:00 a.m.

Kyle Moery, a Farm Bureau leader and row-crop farmer from Lonoke County, was interviewed by Arkansas Farm Bureau’s public relations staff.

Dr. Lisa Washburn, assistant professor of health for the UofA Cooperative Extension Service, spoke in the Health & Wellness workshop.

The Online Agvocacy workshop featured a panel discussion with (from left) Derek Helms, Clark County Farm Bureau president; Cassie Davis, Washington County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee chairwoman; and Chris Wilson, ArFB public relations staffer. Will Gilmer (on-screen), an Alabama dairy farmer and spokesman for the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance; and Erika Poppelreiter, a Kansas farmer and U.S.F.R.A. representative joined the conversation using Google Hangouts.

Stanley Hill, ArFB associate director of governmental affairs, spoke to a packed house in the Legislative Overview/Endangered Species workshop.

John Philpot, Pulaski County Farm Bureau leader, asked a question in the Online Agvocacy workshop.

Chris Davidson, a representative of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Arkansas Ecological Services Field Office, spoke in the Legislative Overview/Endangered Species workshop.

Dr. Andrew Sharpley, professor of Crop Soil & Environmental Science at the UofA, led an update of the Arkansas Discovery Farm Program.

Keith Jackson, the event’s luncheon speaker, ran into his fourth-grade teacher, Ila Herndon in the hallway. Herndon is a Faulkner County Farm Bureau leader.

Keith Jackson — a former NFL player, sports broadcaster and the founder of P.A.R.K. (Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids) — wrapped up the convention.

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