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Arkansas Farm Bureau hires summer interns

- Posted 5/18/2015 at 8:00 a.m.
Two interns have joined Arkansas Farm Bureau for the summer and will work on issues that affect Arkansas agriculture.
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House passes legislation blocking WOTUS rule

- Posted 5/13/2015 at 12:05 p.m.
With a strong bi-partisan vote, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed HR 1732, the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act which will block implementation of EPA’s proposed Waters of the U.S. rule.
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- Posted 5/9/2015 at 4:11 p.m.
Rep. French Hill discusses the importance of Congress authorizing Trade Promotion Authority for the President.
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Hargrove Memorial scholarship fund seeks applicants

- Posted 5/4/2015 at 12:25 p.m.
Nursing and pharmacy students are encouraged to apply now for a $1,000 scholarship offered through the Nicky Hargrove Memorial scholarship fund.
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Arkansas Agriculture Would Benefit from Passage of TPA

- Posted 4/17/2015 at 1:05 p.m.
Arkansas agriculture stands to be among the winners if Congress passes trade promotion authority (TPA), introduced Thursday and expected to be in committee next week.
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ASU junior awarded Farm Bureau Vines Scholarship

- Posted 4/16/2015 at 3:08 p.m.
Teisha Bagwell of Cave City is the 2015 recipient of Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Marvin Vines Memorial Scholarship.
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Farm Bureau Ag Safety Poster contest winners announced

- Posted 4/15/2015 at 1:26 p.m.
Arkansas Farm Bureau has announced the winners of its annual safety poster contest.
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Farm Bureau Names Hathcote Outstanding Teacher

- Posted 4/8/2015 at 2:47 p.m.
Julie Hathcote, a theme specialist at Chenal Elementary School in Little Rock, is ArFB’s 2015 Ag in the Classroom Outstanding Teacher.
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VIDEO: County Farm Bureau Presidents' Tour

- Posted 4/3/2015 at 9:00 a.m.
County Farm Bureau Presidents travel to Washington, DC to meet with their congressional delegation.
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VIDEO: Capitol Conversations - Sen. Blake Johnson

- Posted 4/1/2015 at 1:18 p.m.
Sen. Johnson discusses key legislation passed this session and his thoughts on the legislative process.
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Farm Bureau’s Veach Appreciates Senate Budget Action

- Posted 3/27/2015 at 3:13 p.m.
ArFB President Randy Veach took note of the Senate budget resolution that passed late Thursday night, specifically the inclusion of two amendments impacting Arkansas agriculture.
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Applications available for summer M*A*S*H camps

- Posted 3/11/2015 at 1:26 p.m.
Applications are now available to high school students for the summer 2015 M*A*S*H camps. These camps will be located at 34 mostly rural medical facilities throughout Arkansas.
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VIDEO: Capitol Conversations - Sen. Ronald Caldwell

- Posted 3/5/2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Sen. Ronald Caldwell discusses the proposed Arkansas Grain Dealers bill.
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VIDEO: Conservation Programs

- Posted 2/18/2015 at 12:00 a.m.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service announces funding for several programs in Arkansas.
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Ag Safety Awareness Week is March 1-7

- Posted 2/16/2015 at 8:30 a.m.
Farm Bureaus are making safety a top priority this spring through the Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP)
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Agriculture Hall of Fame to Induct 5 New Members

The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame will induct five individuals whose leadership and service have brought distinction to the state’s largest industry segment.
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Pistole, Dykes fill Arkansas Farm Bureau PR positions

- Posted 1/21/2015 at 2:42 p.m.
Arkansas Farm Bureau has hired Bryan Pistole as graphic design and editorial coordinator and Mollie Dykes as social media and public relations specialist.
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Statement On China Ban of Poultry Imports

- Posted 1/13/2015 at 3:31 p.m.
Statement from Randy Veach, President, Arkansas Farm Bureau on China ban of poultry imports.
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