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VIDEO: Meet the Hall of Famers

On Friday, March 1, in Little Rock, the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame honored five individuals whose leadership and service have brought distinction to the state’s largest business sector. Hear from this year’s class of distinguished inductees.
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VIDEO: Flower & Garden Show Preview

The 2019 Arkansas Flower & Garden Show is March 1-3 at the State Fairgrounds in Little Rock. Check out our interview with David Munsey III of Better Lawns & Gardens, a Flower & Garden Show board member, who gives us a sneak peek at the event and talks about what visitors can expect to see and do.
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Applications available for M*A*S*H camps

Applications are now available to high school students for the summer Medical Applications of Science for Health (M*A*S*H) camps. These two-week M*A*S*H camps will be offered at 35 different medical facilities throughout Arkansas and are designed to expose rising high-school juniors and seniors to healthcare-related careers.
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VIDEO: Big Broadband News

Southern Arkansas University Tech in Camden hosted a special ribbon cutting and panel discussion to celebrate some $20 million in funding for a cooperative venture bringing high-speed internet access to a critically undeserved area of Arkansas. U.S. Congressman Bruce Westerman was on hand, as was Mark Lundy, president of Arkansas Rural Internet Service, the venture that worked to attract the funding.
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VIDEO: More Wet Weather Woes

Dr. John Jennings is a forage specialist for the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service. He addresses the long-term wet weather and its possible damaging effect on pastures and hayfields with the spring rainy season soon to start.
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Ag Safety Awareness Week is March 3-9

Farm Bureaus across the country are making safety a top priority this spring through the Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP). As a part of ASAP, March 3-9 has been designated as Agricultural Safety Awareness Week. During this week and throughout the year, Arkansas Farm Bureau is encouraging farmers and ranchers to make safety a priority on the farm.
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AGCAST: Blackberry Growers Gather

Around 100 growers and fruit specialists attended a meeting in Little Rock Feb. 16 to discuss the formation of an Arkansas Blackberry Growers Association. It was also an opportunity for growers to learn about a new blackberry variety and how to effectively market their crops. Listen to our interviews with a horticulture specialist and a blackberry grower.
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VIDEO: White River Washout

With more heavy rain predicted this week, Jackson County farmer John Sink discusses the serious problems he and other farmers could face if a levee alongside the White River is breached by rising floodwaters.
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VIDEO: The Grain Escape

Some 200 farmers attended a recent Grain Bin Safety Program hosted by Arkansas Farm Bureau in Craighead County. The program was presented by Mississippi Farm Bureau. Watch Arkansas Farm Bureau's Maddison Stewart as she offers a close-up look at grain bin dangers and rescue techniques.
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