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VIDEO: Finding Future Vets

The 4-H Veterinary Science Program was created to introduce young people to the field of veterinary medicine and help address a need for more large- and food-animal veterinarians in Arkansas. Watch our new video to hear from program leaders and participants.
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PODCAST: Seeking Future Vets at 4H Vet Science Camp

A group of 55 teenagers from around the state recently participated in a three-day Arkansas 4-H Veterinary Science Camp at the University of Arkansas. They took part in a variety of hands-on sessions with veterinarians including honeybees, horses and cattle. Veterinarian Lloyd Keck of West Fork participated in the camp and shared his thoughts on the value of the camp and need for more large animal veterinarians.
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VIDEO: Big Bull Business

Rose Bud Feeders is one of a kind in Arkansas. Watch our latest video to learn about this unique White County business that has become one of the largest bull developers in the South, with the capability of growing out more than 800 bulls at a time.
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Louisiana Ranchers Visit ArFB

Around 60 Louisiana Farm Bureau cattle ranchers spent three days in Arkansas recently, touring livestock operations, research facilities and networking with their Natural State counterparts. Hear more about the visit from Marty Wooldridge of Louisiana Farm Bureau's state board.
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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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Bailey to Lead Environmental Efforts at Farm Bureau

LITTLE ROCK — John Bailey has been hired as director of environmental and regulatory affairs for the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation. Bailey has 20 years of experience working on air and water issues in both the public and private sectors.In ...
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