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VIDEO: Me & McGee Produce

We visited Me & McGee Produce, a family owned market on Highway 70, just outside North Little Rock. Logan Duvall, grandson of the founders, discussed his family's small (but growing) roadside business selling produce, eggs, jellies and jams, meats and handmade Arkansas products.
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Cost of Thanksgiving feast higher, but still a relative bargain

The average cost of the traditional Thanksgiving meal this year is higher than in 2017, according to Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 33rd annual survey of food items typically included in the holiday feast. And, for the first time, the survey includes ham, russet potatoes and green beans. This year’s meal will cost $52.93 for a family of 10, up $8.35 from last year’s average of $44.58, but still a bargain at $5.29 per person.
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AGCAST: Workshops Focus on Alzheimer's, Dementia

Many in Arkansas know all too well about the devastating impact Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia can have on families. Providing care for loved ones suffering from these conditions is difficult without adequate support or knowledge. That’s why Arkansas Farm Bureau has partnered with the UAMS Arkansas Geriatric Education Collaborative to provide training for caregivers at the county level. In this edition of Arkansas Agcast, Sajni Kumpuris and Laura Spradley of the Collaborative discuss Alzheimer’s and dementia in Arkansas and this effort to help family members of those affected.
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AGCAST: ArFB President Randy Veach on Policy Development

Farmers and ranchers from every county in Arkansas convened in North Little Rock recently to discuss resolutions that will soon become Arkansas Farm Bureau policy. In this edition of Arkansas Agcast, ArFB president Randy Veach explains the importance of this grassroots policy development process and why it will determine the organization’s state and federal legislative blueprint for 2019.
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Front Porch Magazine - Fall 2018

In this issue: What do you need to know about food fact vs. food marketing this holiday season, the business side of farming, a tasty family recipe, the latest Delta Child column and a unique Arkansas road trip.
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VIDEO: Picking Peanuts

We visited the farm of Mississippi County Farm Bureau President Heath Donner to talk to him about his peanut crop and learn how peanuts are harvested. Watch our latest video to learn more.
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AGCAST: Talking Turkey with a Grower

Thanksgiving is upon us. And that means turkeys. Wild turkey was the bird of choice for the Pilgrim’s first Thanksgiving feast shared with the local indians. Butterball is the choice of Logan County poultry grower Brian Weisenfels. Listen as he tells about raising turkeys in this edition of Arkansas Ag Cast.
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VIDEO: The Poultry Life

O’Neil Wooten and his family are poultry farmers growing broiler chickens on their farm in Strong, Arkansas in Union County. Watch and learn their story of resilience in a difficult business that they happen to love.
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VIDEO: The Farming History of St. Joseph Center

Located in North Little Rock, St. Joseph Center of Arkansas is an independent, non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and restore this historic property though sustainable farming and food production, programs that educate and promote agri-tourism, and community outreach. Learn the fascinating history behind this facility and its unique connection to Arkansas agriculture.
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