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ArFB Sets Measure the Candidate Forum

Arkansas Farm Bureau, the state’s largest agricultural advocacy organization, has set a Measure the Candidate forum for May 9 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in North Little Rock. Candidates for state constitutional offices, the 2nd Congressional district of the U.S. House of Representatives, and state Supreme Court have been invited to be on the program.
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PODCAST: Cotton Program Updates

Arkansas cotton farmers have been struggling due to heavily subsidized foreign fiber competition and other factors, but new programs are now available to help. In this interview, Arkansas Farm Bureau's Brandy Carroll provides the details on these programs, sign-up dates and more.
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PODCAST: Grant County Legislative Breakfast

Grant County Farm Bureau held a "legislative breakfast" last week where issues such as the “right to farm,” dicamba and education were all discussed. In this conversation, Grant County President Peggy Thomas and State Senator Bruce Maloch share their thoughts on the value and importance of Farm Bureau’s grassroots legislative outreach efforts.
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Second Veterans 4 Ag Summit set for UA-Monticello

A second Veterans 4 Ag Summit has been scheduled for Feb. 22 at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, designed to educate and prepare military veterans for potential careers in the agriculture field. This session follows a successful kickoff event last October at Arkansas State University.
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Update on C&H Hog Farm

The state Pollution Control and Ecology Commission voted in an emergency meeting Wednesday, Jan. 17, to grant a stay that will enable C&H Hog Farms to continue to operate.
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VIDEO: ArFB President Veach Speaks on NAFTA

ArFB President Randy Veach joined Governor Asa Hutchinson and representatives of Tyson Foods, Wal-Mart and Riceland Foods for a special "Arkansas and NAFTA" discussion at the World Trade Center Arkansas in Rogers. Watch his comments.
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VIDEO: 2018 AFBF Convention Wrap-Up

Arkansas farmers and ranchers were among more than 7,000 attendees at the American Farm Bureau’s 99th annual convention in Nashville, January 6-10. See how Arkansas Young Farmers & Ranchers performed in competition, hear from attendees and learn what they heard from the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and President Donald Trump.
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VIDEO: Vets 4 Ag Highlights

The inaugural Veterans 4 Ag Summit in Jonesboro brought together military veterans and agriculture and veterans organizations to discuss potential careers in agriculture. See what speakers and attendees had to say about the event.
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