American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall visited Arkansas to tour some farms and speak at the Woodruff County Farm Bureau annual meeting. He took time during his trip to discuss some of the issues facing America’s farmers and ranchers and how Farm Bureau is advocating for the best solutions for American agriculture’s challenges.
Damon and Jana Helton of Saline County raise grass-fed beef, forested hogs and pastured broilers. They've also opened the Olde Crow General Store, where they sell what they've raised, along with other fresh, local items and deli sandwiches. For Damon, the Olde Crow is about connecting his farm to his community.
Earl Pepper, who turns 75 later this year, can't recall a time when he wasn't around horses. Raised in Alabama, he now lives near DeQueen, where he tends cattle on horseback. Pepper has a love and respect for horses and, in this edition of Arkansas Agcast, he shares his story and explains why he believes horses are an important part of our culture and heritage.
Yielding over $16 billion in revenues every year, agriculture is the state’s
largest industry. ARFB stands with the 50,000 Arkansas family farms who
produce the wide variety of crops grown in our state. Get to know more about
Arkansas growers and what they bring to the table