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PODCAST: UA, A-State Partner for Unique Poultry Science Degree Program

The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas and Arkansas State University announced a partnership to help fill a need for more graduates in poultry science. In our latest podcast, hear ASU College of Agriculture, Engineering and Technology Dean Tim Burcham discuss the launch of this dual transfer "3-plus-1" bachelor’s degree program and its future benefits to the poultry industry in Arkansas.
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PODCAST: Farmers' Day at the Capitol

More than 150 Arkansas farmers and ranchers participated in Arkansas Farm Bureau’s "Farmers’ Day at the Capitol" on Feb. 8. Agricultural producers met with their senators and representatives to speak with them in person about agricultural priorities. Listen to our interview with Jackson County farmer Jeff Rutledge, as he explains why the day was so important for the state’s largest industry.
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PODCAST: ArFB President Randy Veach on Ag Policy in 2017

Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach discusses agricultural priorities for 2017, as well as President Donald Trump's initial actions on international trade policy and his nominees to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency.
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PODCAST: Regulatory Reform a Priority

Regulatory reform was one of the top priorities at the recent American Farm Bureau annual convention. In this conversation, Zac Bradley, ArFB director of Public Affairs and Government Relations, discusses the status of legislation to curb regulatory overreach in Washington and the nomination of an "ag friendly" administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
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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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PODCAST: Taylor McNeel's Year as FFA President

In October, 2015 Taylor McNeel of Vilonia became just the second Arkansan to be elected president of the national FFA Officer Team. She spoke at Arkansas Farm Bureau’s annual meeting and took time to share how the past year has prepared her for the future.
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PODCAST: Barrett Baber at ArFB Annual Convention

Recording artist Barrett Baber, native of Marion, Arkansas and former contestant on NBC’s “The Voice,” performed at Arkansas Farm Bureau’s recent annual convention. He sat down with us to discuss his experiences on "The Voice" and the next steps in his career.
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PODCAST: Conservation Stewardship Program Updates

Agricultural producers that are approved to participate in the Conservation Stewardship Program have an opportunity to take advantage of new enhancements announced recently by the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
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