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VIDEO: O&L 2017 Rewind

“Innovation Generation” was the theme of the recently concluded 69th Officers and Leaders Conference in Hot Springs and policy and advocacy were tops on the agenda. See footage from the event and hear from some of the featured speakers.
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PODCAST: Telling the Farming Side

South Dakota ranchers Troy and Stacy Hadrick were keynote speakers at the Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Officers & Leaders conference in Hot Springs. The couple travels the U.S. and the globe speaking to farmers and ranchers about "telling the farming story." Hear about their mission and why they are so passionate about it.
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Farmers Market Spotlight: Hot Springs

Watch the first entry in a new, occasional series on farmers markets around the state, we visited the Hot Springs’ Historic Downtown Farmers Market, which has become a regular Saturday morning and Tuesday evening destination.
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College Roommates Win Top Young Farmer Awards

In a unique twist of fate, former Arkansas State University roommates Austin Kennon and Chris Damron earned the top two Young Farmers and Ranchers awards. The two were honored Monday at Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 69th Officers & Leaders Conference at the Hot Springs Convention Center.
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PODCAST: Top Issues in Ag Law

Hear about the current hot-button legal issues in agriculture from Harrison Pittman, director of the National Agriculture Law Center based at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Pittman discuses the upcoming Farm Bill, commodity checkoff programs, herbicide use and more.
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Front Porch Magazine - Summer 2017

In this issue, you'll find the story of Wilson, Ark., a Delta town making a remarkable transformation, along with features and photos on ag pilots, peaches, real Arkansas farmer stories, columns, financial tips and more.
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PODCAST: Interview with AFBF President Zippy Duvall

Arkansas Farm Bureau played host to the Farm Bureau National Commodity Conference in Rogers on July 16-18. American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall spoke at the event and we talked with him about the challenges facing agriculture in the second half of the year, such a working to ensure the 2018 Farm Bill will include an adequate safety net for all agricultural producers.
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PODCAST: Spreading Nutrition Knowledge

Listen as Rosemary Rodibaugh, professor of nutrition with the UA Division of Agriculture, discusses the programs Family and Consumer Science educators are using to teach the public about maintaining a healthy diet.
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VIDEO: Ginning Up Capacity

The expansion and reopening of cotton gins may be signs of a cotton revival in Arkansas. Watch to see how a McGehee cotton gin is expanding to meet growing demand.
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