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2016 County Farm Families of the Year Named

- Posted 4/20/2016 at 8:28 a.m.
County winners for the 69th annual Arkansas Farm Family of the Year Program have been selected.
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Farm Bureau Supports Arkansas Works

- Posted 4/19/2016 at 11:32 a.m.
ArFB supports Arkansas Works, the governor’s proposed revision to the use of federal Medicaid reserves to fund insurance coverage for eligible participants.
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ASU junior awarded Farm Bureau Vines Scholarship

- Posted 4/18/2016 at 11:58 a.m.
Zipporah Mondy of Helena-West Helena , a junior creative media production major at ASU, is the 2016 recipient of ArFB's Marvin Vines Memorial Scholarship.
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PODCAST: Agricultural Trade

- Posted 4/1/2016 at 2:01 p.m.
Ambassador Darci Vetter, the chief agricultural negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative, was among the keynote speakers at the Arkansas Farm Policy Summit.
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Troy Buck Family Scholarship dinner and auction

- Posted 3/24/2016 at 10:41 a.m.
The public is invited to a dinner and auction May 6 in Arkadelphia to raise money for the Troy Buck Family Scholarship endowment.
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Farm Bureau Sets Farm Policy Summit

- Posted 3/22/2016 at 9:00 a.m.
ArFB will host a Farm Policy Summit, where it will bring its farmers and ranchers along with national farm policy leaders – in addition to each member of the state’s Congressional delegation – to Little Rock.
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Applications available for M*A*S*H camps

- Posted 3/14/2016 at 11:54 a.m.
Applications are now available to high school students for the summer M*A*S*H camps. These camps will be located at 34 medical facilities throughout Arkansas.
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Arkansas’ Veach Elected President and Chairman of Southern FB Life Insurance Company

- Posted 2/22/2016 at 11:00 a.m.
Randy Veach of Manila (Mississippi County) has been selected as president and chairman of the board of Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company
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Arkansas Farm Bureau Promotes Tucker, Teague

- Posted 2/22/2016 at 10:50 a.m.
The ArFB Board of Directors named Chuck Tucker to the new position of senior vice president of organization and administration. They also named Evan Teague vice president of commodity and regulatory affairs.
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Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame Tickets On Sale

- Posted 2/17/2016 at 10:44 a.m.
Tickets are now available for the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame 28th annual induction luncheon, set for 11:30 a.m. on March 4 at Little Rock’s Embassy Suites Hotel.
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Ag Safety Week is March 6-12

- Posted 2/15/2016 at 8:15 a.m.
Across the country, Farm Bureaus are making safety a top priority this spring through the Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP)
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Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame to Add 6 Members

- Posted 1/6/2016 at 8:30 a.m.
The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame will induct six individuals whose leadership and service have brought distinction to the state’s largest industry segment.
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Carter named EVP at Arkansas Farm Bureau

- Posted 1/5/2016 at 3:00 p.m.
Warren Carter, a 28-year employee of the Arkansas Farm Bureau, has been named as the organization’s executive vice president.
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