News & Media

VIDEO: UA Tree Farm Growing Strong

The award-winning tree farm at the University of Arkansas Livestock & Forestry Research Center near Batesville provides research and education programs important to state landowners. Station Forester Mike McGowan shared some highlights with us and walked us through the process of oak tree regeneration.
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AgCast for Dec. 19

This week, we talk to leaders of Arkansas Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers about planning for the future and we sit down with Jim Carroll the Third of Brinkley, who was recently elected chair of the United Soybean Board of Directors. We also catch up on the latest news from the Arkansas Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee.
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VIDEO: Tommy Sorrells' Life in Livestock

Tommy Sorrells grew up on his family's cattle and sheep ranch in the community of Royal in western Garland County. Now 79, he still enjoys raising Angus cattle, interacting with young people showing their animals at the county fair and being involved in leadership on the county level. He's endured storms, drought and periods of low prices for his livestock, but has weathered them all. This is his story.
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VIDEO: A Farm Goes Exotic

We talked to Chris Bacchus of Bacchus Family Adventure Farm in Hagarville, who describes how he’s slowly shifted his family's farming operation from a focus on commercial cattle and poultry to agritourism and exotic animals.
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AgCast for Dec. 12

This week, we talk to this year’s Arkansas Farm Family of the Year winner and we have interviews with a “mobile veterinarian” and a farmer specializing in exotic animals. We also learn about a new survey project aiming to find out more about the local food system in central Arkansas.
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