News & Media

Front Porch Magazine - Fall 2017

In this issue: Congressman Bruce Westerman and his bill to improve federal forest management, Conway County farmer Billy Wilchman's unique path to becoming a pecan grower, the Mom at the Meat Counter blog and more.
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VIDEO: Pecan Purpose

Through years of ups and downs and a near-death experience, 55-year-old Billy Wilchman of Conway County has tried a number of agricultural enterprises – hogs, cattle, poultry, produce, even fresh water prawns and earthworms. But he settled on what he loves most, growing pecans. Lots of pecans.
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Farmers Market Spotlight: Hot Springs

Watch the first entry in a new, occasional series on farmers markets around the state, we visited the Hot Springs’ Historic Downtown Farmers Market, which has become a regular Saturday morning and Tuesday evening destination.
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Front Porch Magazine - Summer 2017

In this issue, you'll find the story of Wilson, Ark., a Delta town making a remarkable transformation, along with features and photos on ag pilots, peaches, real Arkansas farmer stories, columns, financial tips and more.
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VIDEO: Fun and Facts on the Farm

What started as a half-day field trip for a few Crawford County kindergarten students six years ago has become an anticiopated outdoor classroom experience for more than 1,000 children and parents at Randy Arnold's farm near Alma.
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Front Porch Magazine - Spring 2017

Read the latest issue of Front Porch for great photos and stories about Fresh2You, a service providing fresh, locally grown foods to neighborhoods in need; the growing business of agritourism in Arkansas; an Arkansas rancher raising Wagyu cattle; new recipes, columns and much more.
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VIDEO: Local Conversations Connect Food Producers, Buyers

Regional “Local Conversations” events are connecting Arkansas farmers and ranchers with those who want to buy or sell their products. Watch our latest video to learn more about this program from Adriane Barnes, communications director for the Arkansas Agriculture Department.
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Arkansas Agriculture Magazine - Winter 2017

Read the latest issue to learn about the key policy issues for Arkansas Farm Bureau during the current legislative session, as well as planning for the next Farm Bill, crop price predictions for the year, dairy issues, an update on C&H Hog Farm, and more.
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