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PODCAST: UAM’s Bob Stark on Collegiate Farm Bureau, tomatoes & more

The University of Arkansas at Monticello has a vibrant and successful Collegiate Farm Bureau Chapter that is allowing agriculture majors to learn more about Farm Bureau and develop leadership skills. Hear faculty advisor Bob Stark discuss the program and their research on heirloom tomatoes.
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PODCAST: Arkansas State Fair Livestock Show Wrap-Up

The Arkansas State Fair Livestock Show ends with the annual Junior Livestock Auction or Premium Sale. In this conversation, Sherman Lites, State Fair Livestock Administrator, explains how having their animals judged during the event is an important learning experience for Arkansas youth.
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Farm Bureau Press for Oct. 13

The latest photos and news, including follow-up on the Veterans 4 Ag Summit, ArFB Annual Convention, flood prevention funding, and more.
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VIDEO: Vets 4 Ag Highlights

The inaugural Veterans 4 Ag Summit in Jonesboro brought together military veterans and agriculture and veterans organizations to discuss potential careers in agriculture. See what speakers and attendees had to say about the event.
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VIDEO: Pecan Purpose

Through years of ups and downs and a near-death experience, 55-year-old Billy Wilchman of Conway County has tried a number of agricultural enterprises – hogs, cattle, poultry, produce, even fresh water prawns and earthworms. But he settled on what he loves most, growing pecans. Lots of pecans.
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PODCAST: Veterans 4 Ag Summit

The first Veterans 4 Ag Summit will be held Friday, Oct. 6 on the campus of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. In this podcast, we discuss the focus of the summit and how it can connect veterans with farmers and ranchers who can answer their questions about starting their own farming operation.
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Farm Bureau Press for Sept. 29

The latest photos and news, including information on the Veterans 4 Ag Summit, new John Deere discounts, Ag Hall of Fame nominations, and more.
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VIDEO: Fathers, Farming, and Fighting Time

Quinn Brown lived for farming, but at 94, he is struggling against the ravages of time and Alzheimer's. Now his devoted son and grandson are making sure he can still take part in the work that was his passion for so long.
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