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PODCAST: Timber Marketing for Private Landowners

More than 100 private landowners in southern Arkansas attended a recent multi-county timber marketing workshop in Calhoun County. They learned the basics of tree identification and estimating the value of their timber. Hear from two workshop participants about what landowners need to know to effectively market their timber.
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Arkansas Agriculture Magazine for Winter 2018

What does 2018 hold for farmers and ranchers? Experts weigh in on everything from weather and land prices to trade issues and crop and cattle prices. Plus the latest on policy and legal issues in agriculture.
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VIDEO: Flooding, storms hit state farmers

Damaging winds and heavy rains caused problems for farmers around the state late last week. More heavy rain is forecast this week, which could lead to more challenges. See the damage and hear from farmers dealing with the weather-related woes.
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PODCAST: 2018 Forestry Outlook

We sat down for a conversation with State Forester Joe Fox of the Arkansas Forestry Commission about the state of forestry in Arkansas. Fox reflected on the outbreak of wildfires last year, as well as the employment and economic outlook for the timber and wood products industry in 2018.
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VIDEO: Is Farm to School for you?

The farm to school program has been around for more than a decade, but program administrators are still seeking more Arkansas produce growers to help supply local schools with fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables.
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PODCAST: Grant County Legislative Breakfast

Grant County Farm Bureau held a "legislative breakfast" last week where issues such as the “right to farm,” dicamba and education were all discussed. In this conversation, Grant County President Peggy Thomas and State Senator Bruce Maloch share their thoughts on the value and importance of Farm Bureau’s grassroots legislative outreach efforts.
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VIDEO: Seeing Seed Survivor

What is "Seed Survivor"? It's a new, interactive way to teach Arkansas elementary school students about where their food comes from and how plants are grown. See for yourself in our new video.
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Veach re-elected chairman of Life Company

Randy Veach of Manila (Mississippi County) was re-elected Tuesday by board action as president and chairman of Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company, his third one-year term in that position.
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Ag Safety Awareness Week is March 4-10

Farm Bureaus across the country are making safety a top priority this spring through the Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP). As a part of ASAP, March 4-10 has been designated as Agricultural Safety Awareness Week.
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