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VIDEO: Veteran Turns Ag Teacher

Sgt. Brian Jackson served 10 years in the Army National Guard. Now, he is the vo-ag instructor at Smackover High School and Smackover FFA advisor. He shared his story with us for Veterans Day.
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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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Delta School Garden, Integrated Learning

The mission of the Delta School in Wilson, Arkansas is to nourish every child’s strengths so each child is able to form healthy relationships, discover meaningful work, and make unique contributions to the world. The school’s state-of-the-art garden classroom allows all levels of learners to participate in the school garden initiative.
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VIDEO: Mom at the Meat Counter

Janeal Yancey, meat scientist and mom, is educating consumers about meat products, food safety, and nutrition through her Mom at the Meat Counter blog.
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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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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: Seeking Future Vets at 4H Vet Science Camp

A group of 55 teenagers from around the state recently participated in a three-day Arkansas 4-H Veterinary Science Camp at the University of Arkansas. They took part in a variety of hands-on sessions with veterinarians including honeybees, horses and cattle. Veterinarian Lloyd Keck of West Fork participated in the camp and shared his thoughts on the value of the camp and need for more large animal veterinarians.
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