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#AgisEssential: Updates from Arkansas Farmers, Ranchers & Ag Businesses

As the COVID-19 pandemic response continues, so does the work of farmers and ranchers to keep food on shelves and tables around the state, country and world. We've been getting reports from Arkansas farmers and ranchers in their fields and workshops, telling us about their work, and highlighting the fact that all of agriculture is essential during these troubled times, including businesses that provide services and support to farmers. Take a look at a collection of these reports from around the state and find out what they're doing and the challenges they're facing. Here's a selection of videos from this week: 

ArFB Leaders

Mike Freeze, ArFB VP

Tom Jones, ArFB Board Member

Joe Christian, ArFB Board Member

Farmers & Ranchers

Mark Morgan, Johnson County

Ryan Anglin, Benton County

Kerry Stiles, Lee County

Jeremy Bemis, Pulaski County

Magen Allen, Hot Spring County

Brian Harris, Cleburne County

Michael Lee, Faulkner County

Ag Industry Representatives

Cody Burkham, Arkansas Cattleman's Association

Kevin McGilton, Riceland Foods

Mark Browning, Tri-County Farmers Association

Zack McCannon, Faulkner County