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VIDEO: Teaching Grain Bin Safety

Farm Bureau sponsored a grain bin safety program to help prepare farmers to avoid potentially deadly accidents. About 100 first responders and farmers learned what to do in case of an emergency at a class held in Lonoke County on Bevis Farms.
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VIDEO: Stocking the Pantry

Arkansas Farm Bureau has a strong tradition of helping fight hunger through a variety of community outreach programs. Recently the Garland County Farm Bureau stepped up to help the local Salvation Army restock its shelves with food for the less fortunate.
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VIDEO: Food safety comes first

As part of the requirements of the federal Food Safety Modernization Act, farmers across the state are taking part in special produce safety workshops led by the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.
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VIDEO: Donation to support M*A*S*H program

The Blue & You Foundation for Healthier Arkansas, a charitable foundation established and funded by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, made a donation of more than $65 thousand to the Arkansas Farm Bureau Foundation to support the Medical Applications of Science for Health (M*A*S*H) program, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.
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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: Caring for Animals in the Cold

Luke Alston, poultry grower and cattle rancher near Mena, explains what he did to ensure the safety of his animals during a week of bitter, freezing temperatures in Arkansas.
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PODCAST & VIDEO: Drought hits ranchers, winter wheat

Arkansas has been experiencing drought conditions since September, and the month of November was the driest on record for many counties. The lack of rainfall is limiting the amount of pasture available to ranchers for grazing herds and preventing some from planting winter wheat. Hear more about the drought problems from two UA Extension experts and a Polk County rancher.
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UPDATED: Video and podcast with the 2017 Farm Family of the Year

Luke and Deedee Alston of Polk County, owners of Holly Springs Homestead near Mena, were named the 2017 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year. After receiving the award, they took time to share what the honor means to them and how they will use this platform to educate visitors to the homestead about why agriculture is so important to Arkansas.
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VIDEO & PODCAST: Overcoming Generational Differences

Leading Across Generations was the theme of Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 83rd annual convention. Keynote speaker Haydn Shaw, an expert on generational differences, discussed how farming and ranching families can overcome the challenges that arise when multiple generations work together. Watch to hear more from Shaw and Arkansas farmers.
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