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PODCAST: National Farmers Market Week

Governor Asa Hutchinson proclaimed August 6-12 Farmers Market Week in Arkansas. In this conversation, Arkansas Agriculture Secretary Wes Ward discusses the important role farmers markets play in local communities.
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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: The Story of a Foundation Donation

Arkansas Farm Bureau has launched the Farm Bureau Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) fundraising arm. The first organization to receive support from the Foundation was the Arkansas chapter of the American Red Cross. In this conversation, Chuck Tucker of Arkansas Farm Bureau and Lori McFarlane of the Red Cross discuss why the Foundation was created and how it can help charitable organizations like the Red Cross in a time of need.
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PODCAST: Ag Tech in the Air

Satellite imagery and unmanned aerial systems are transforming the way farmers and ranchers are scouting their fields for disease and improving crop yield. Terry Spurlock, a plant pathologist with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, discussed this topic at Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Officers and Leaders Conference in Hot Springs. In this podcast, he talks about how this technology will help producers save time and money and improve their operations.
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