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ArFB Annual Convention 2017 Wrap-up

Farmers, ranchers and agricultural leaders from across the state came together for Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 83rd annual convention in Little Rock on Wednesday, Nov. 29 - Friday, Dec. 1. See videos, photos, news and more from the convention.
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PODCAST: Allen Talks Communication Boot Camp

Magen Allen of Bismarck is a member of the Arkansas Farm Bureau State Women’s Committee and participated in the 2017 American Farm Bureau Women's Communication Boot Camp. She took time during the ArFB annual convention to discuss her experience and why it’s important for women to become better advocates for agriculture.
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VIDEO & PODCAST: Overcoming Generational Differences

Leading Across Generations was the theme of Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 83rd annual convention. Keynote speaker Haydn Shaw, an expert on generational differences, discussed how farming and ranching families can overcome the challenges that arise when multiple generations work together. Watch to hear more from Shaw and Arkansas farmers.
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Veach continues as Arkansas Farm Bureau leader

Randy Veach and Rich Hillman will continue as president and vice president, respectively, of Arkansas Farm Bureau following their re-election Friday. Delegates also elected seven other board members and filled a vacant board seat during the final day of the organization’s 83rd annual convention at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.
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Fort Smith teacher wins Farm Bureau 2017 Ag in the Classroom Outstanding Teacher award

Arkansas Farm Bureau recognized Brandy Jones as the state’s Ag in the Classroom Outstanding Teacher Award. McCrory High School teacher Robert Hurford earned the Outstanding Ag Educator Award. Bradley High School’s Ryan Blackwell earned the Outstanding New Ag Educator Award, and Mountain Home High School grabbed the top spot as the Outstanding Ag Education Program.
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Farm Bureau Honors Young Farmers & Ranchers

Hannah Gray of Paragould, an ag teacher at Green County Tech won the Young Farmers & Ranchers Discussion Meet at the Arkansas Farm Bureau 83rd Annual Convention, Nov. 30 in Little Rock. The subject matter discussed among the four finalists was international agricultural trade.
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White is top Farm Bureau County this Year

White County is the state’s top county Farm Bureau organization for 2017. Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach and Vice President Rich Hillman presented the President’s Award Nov. 30 to county president Michael Oxner at the organization’s 83rd annual convention at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.
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Farm Bureau Awards Top Women’s Committee

The Women’s Committee from Washington County has won its 10th consecutive Outstanding County Women’s Program award. The group was recognized Nov. 30, during Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 83rd Annual Conference at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.
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Poinsett Co. Farm Bureau President Earns Leadership Award

Brad Doyle is the 2017 recipient of the Stanley E. Reed Leadership Award from the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation. Doyle accepted the award from Farm Bureau President Randy Veach and Charlene Reed, Stanley’s widow. The award was presented Nov. 29 during the organization’s 83rd annual conference at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.
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Arkansas Farm Bureau Sets 83rd Convention

Farmers, ranchers and agricultural leaders from across the state will come together for Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 83rd annual convention, set for Nov. 29-Dec. 1 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.
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