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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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Officers & Leaders to Gather in Hot Springs

The Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 69th annual Officers and Leaders Conference is set for July 24-25 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. South Dakota ranchers Troy and Stacy Hadrick will close the convention and reinforce the conference theme, “Innovation Generation.”
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M*A*S*H Camp Roundup

It's M*A*S*H* camp season and we've been on the road getting pictures, videos and more! Watch a short video from a M*A*S*H* camp coordinator in Nashville and then check out our M*A*S*H* camp photo album for 2017.
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VIDEO: Finding Future Vets

The 4-H Veterinary Science Program was created to introduce young people to the field of veterinary medicine and help address a need for more large- and food-animal veterinarians in Arkansas. Watch our new video to hear from program leaders and participants.
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PODCAST: Holiday Cookout Costs

The results of the American Farm Bureau’s annual survey on what it costs to prepare the traditional 4th of July barbecue dinner with "all the fixins" has been released, so we talked to Dr. John Newton, AFBF director of market intelligence about the survey findings and why U.S. food prices remain so affordable.
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