News & Media

VIDEO: Food safety comes first

As part of the requirements of the federal Food Safety Modernization Act, farmers across the state are taking part in special produce safety workshops led by the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.
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PODCAST: FFA Leader reflects, talks future

Taylor McNeel of Vilonia is set to graduate from Southern Arkansas University this spring, after taking a year off in 2016 to serve as president of the national FFA organization. Taylor attended the Arkansas Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher conference this past weekend and sat down to discuss her past and future and why it's up to millennials like herself to be the “voice” for agriculture now, not just in the future.
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PODCAST: Timber industry update

At the recent Arkansas Farm Bureau Forestry Division meeting, we sat down with Max Braswell, executive vice president of the Arkansas Forestry Association, to discuss a range of issues, from wildfire prevention and the need for more non-commercial landowners to participate in the association's tree farm program to the overall outlook for the industry in 2018. Listen to our interview to learn more.
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President Randy Veach on KARN

Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach was interviewed on KARN Jan. 18 to talk about NAFTA's effect on Arkansas, guest worker programs and more!
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PODCAST: The Farm Babe on Food Myths

Michelle Miller, a popular blogger and speaker known as "The Farm Babe," spoke at the 99th Annual American Farm Bureau Convention in Nashville. We caught up to her after her presentation for a discussion about some common food myths, how farmers can connect with consumers and more.
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PODCAST: Thanksgiving Meal Costs Down in the U.S.

For the third year in a row, it will cost consumers in Arkansas and across the country a little less to prepare the traditional Thanksgiving meal. Hear why in our new podcast about the American Farm Bureau's 32nd annual survey of Thanksgiving meal costs.
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