The Arkansas Agriculture Department held its 2019 Local Conversations event at the Hermitage Community Center in Bradley County January 17. Specialty crop farmers joined local school food service and nutrition directors, food distribution representatives and other industry officials to network and source new marketing opportunities for their locally grown products. In this edition of Arkansas Agcast, Ron Rainey, director of the UA Division of Agriculture’s Marketmaker Program and Bob Midles, Marketing Director for the Ag Department discuss the success and importance of Local Conversations events.
Director of the UA Division of Agriculture’s Marketmaker Program
Marketing Director for the Arkansas Agriculture Department