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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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Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame to Add 5 Members

The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame has announced plans to induct five individuals whose leadership and service have brought distinction to the state’s largest business sector. The newest class includes retired University of Arkansas educator Dr. L.B. (Bernie) Daniels of Fayetteville Ed Fryar of Rogers, the founder of Ozark Mountain Poultry; UA professor Dr. Donna Graham of Fayetteville; UA distinguished professor Dr. Terry Siebenmorgen of Fayetteville; and David Walt of Dumas, a retired soybean farmer.
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Carroll Elected Vice Chair of United Soybean Board

Arkansas farmer Jim Carroll III of Monroe County was recently elected vice chair of the United Soybean Board. He sat down with us to discuss the challenges this year’s soybean crop presented and how he's humbled to be elected by his peers to serve agriculture.
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VIDEO: Get to Know the 2018 Farm Family of the Year

Chris and Judy Isbell of Humnoke (Lonoke County) are the 2018 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year. The Isbells have cultivated rice in Lonoke County for more than 70 years and currently grow 3,000 acres of the crop. Learn more about them.
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AGCAST: Interview with Leadership Award Winner Dana Stewart

Farm Bureau member and volunteer Dana Stewart made White County proud as she was recognized with the prestigious Stanley E. Reed Leadership Award at the state convention in Hot Springs, Nov. 28. Arkansas Agcast visited with her to get her reaction to earning this honor.
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Farm Bureau Honors Young Farmers & Ranchers

Austin Kennon of Mountain View won the Young Farmers & Ranchers Discussion Meet at the Arkansas Farm Bureau 84th Annual Convention, Nov. 29 in Hot Springs. Kennon will now compete in January at the American Farm Bureau Federation conference in New Orleans.
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Clinton teacher is Farm Bureau’s Outstanding Ag Educator

Arkansas Farm Bureau recognized Chad Mooney of Clinton High School as its Outstanding Ag Educator. Beebe High School’s Zeb Prothro earned the Outstanding New Ag Educator Award, and Greenbrier High School grabbed the top spot as the Outstanding Ag Education Program. All were recognized at Farm Bureau’s 84th Annual Convention Nov. 29 at the Hot Springs Convention Center.
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Arkansas Farm Bureau Honors Women Leaders

The Women’s Leadership Committee from Benton County is the Outstanding County Women’s Program award winner for 2018. The group was recognized Nov. 29, during Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 84th Annual Conference at the Hot Springs Convention Center.
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