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Farm Bureau Press for May 12, 2017

Read the latest Farm Bureau Press to learn about new incentive programs available to county Farm Bureaus, the new Ag in the Classroom Outstanding Teacher of the Year, a visit from USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue, new USDA forecasts and much more.
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PODCAST: Women Leading in ArFB

More young farm women are voluntarily giving their time to Arkansas Farm Bureau on the state and county level. Peggy Miller chairs the Arkansas Farm Bureau state women’s committee and Donna Bemis serves as vice-chairwoman. The annual state women’s conference was held recently and they took time to discuss the committee’s projects and why it’s important to get more farm women involved to advocate for agriculture.
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PODCAST: YF&R, ArFB Women Fight Hunger

Fighting hunger in Arkansas is a priority for the ArFB Young Farmers and Ranchers and Women’s Committees, and the groups have adopted the “Pack Shack” and Backpack programs as their way of tackling this critical issue in our state. In this conversation, Trent Dabbs, former chair of the state YF&R committee, and Melanie Brown, former elementary school teacher in Lonoke County, discuss these initiatives and being involved in their local communities.
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VIDEO: Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

There was a packed house on hand for the 29th Annual Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon on Friday, March 3rd. Watch our latest video for highlights from the event and more on the five inductees chosen for their important contributions to agriculture in Arkansas.
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PODCAST: Young Farmers & Ranchers 2017 Conference Highlights

“Thrive to Survive” was the theme of the 2017 Arkansas Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers conference in Little Rock, and thriving is exactly what the 350 attendees at the annual gathering are doing. Hear all about this year's meeting from Miller County cattleman and ArFB state YF&R committee chair Chase Groves and check out photos from the event.
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Farm Bureau Press for Jan. 6, 2017

Read about the 2017 Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame inductees, county Women's Committee activities, market briefs and more and see the latest photos from Arkansas Farm Bureau activities.
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Read the Farm Bureau Press for Dec. 9

In this issue: A special insert section about the 82nd Annual Arkansas Farm Bureau Convention, a new face at Arkansas Farm Bureau, recent photos, market updates and more.
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Morgan Family named Arkansas Farm Family of the Year

Mark and Shay Morgan of Clarksville (Johnson County) are the 2016 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year, announced today at the annual luncheon honoring the county and district Farm Families of the Year. The Morgans have a two-year-old daughter Kate.
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PODCAST: Taylor McNeel's Year as FFA President

In October, 2015 Taylor McNeel of Vilonia became just the second Arkansan to be elected president of the national FFA Officer Team. She spoke at Arkansas Farm Bureau’s annual meeting and took time to share how the past year has prepared her for the future.
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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 re-elected seven board members during the final day of the organization’s 82nd annual convention at the Hot Springs Convention Center.
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