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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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Front Porch Winter 2017 Issue

Read all about the artisan cheese creations of Little Rock's Kent Walker; the amazing career of Dr. John Clark, "Professor of Fruit"; the struggles of Arkansas dairy farmers; the 2016 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year; tasty cheese recipes and much more.
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PODCAST: 2016 Farm Family of the Year Interview

Mark and Shay Morgan of Clarksville (pictured with daughter, Kate) were named the 2016 Farm Family of the Year at the annual luncheon in North Little Rock. They have a diverse farming operation which includes beef cattle and hay production. ...
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Farm Family Spotlight: West Central District

Joel and Amanda Whisenhunt hit the ground running when they purchased their farm in 2001. They have continued to build their operation and don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. They're also raising their kids -- the next generation of farmers -- to have the same passion for and dedication to agriculture. Joel and Amanda, and their children Hayden, Lauren and Caleb, are the 2016 Howard County Farm Family of the Year and the 2016 West Central District Farm Family of the Year.
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Farm Family Spotlight: Western District

Joe and Jill Brinkley have faced a major storm that made one house collapse and damaged two others, and they've weathered numerous droughts over the years, but they never quit. Their resiliency and passion for farming are undeniable. Jill and Joe, along with their three children Carrie, Brent, and J.D., are the 2016 Polk County Farm Family of the Year and the 2016 Western District Farm Family of the Year.
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