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Branscum joins Arkansas Farm Bureau staff

New assistant director of commodity activities and economics

6/10/2014 at 10:03 a.m.

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Farm Bureau has hired Ethan Branscum as assistant director of commodity activities and economics. He serves as staff liaison for the forestry and wheat/feed grains commodity divisions and assists with economic analysis of key agricultural issues.

Branscum, a native of Marshall, is scheduled to complete his master’s degree in agricultural economics at the University of Arkansas this December. He earned an undergraduate degree from the UA in 2013, graduating with high distinction.

He served as an intern for Farm Bureau, assisting with the commodity and regulatory affairs, public policy and organization and member services departments. Additionally, he served as an intern for ABFIT Products and J.B. Hunt Transport Services.

“Ethan will continue our efforts to support the needs of farmers and ranchers across Arkansas,” said Warren Carter, Farm Bureau’s vice president of commodity and regulatory affairs. “He offers a fresh perspective on some of the challenges facing our members, and is anxious to help implement Farm Bureau’s mission of advocacy, outreach and service.”

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Ethan Branscum

Arkansas Farm Bureau is a nonprofit, private advocacy organization of more than 190,000 families throughout the state working to improve farm and rural life.


For more information contact:

Steve Eddington
(501) 228-1383
PO Box 31, Little Rock 72203

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