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VIDEO: Highlights of the 2018 O&L Conference

From appearances by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and Deacue Fields, new dean of the Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food & Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas, to educational break-out sessions and an award ceremony for Young Farmers & Ranchers honorees, the slate was full at the 2018 Officers & Leaders Conference in Rogers. Learn more and hear from attendees in our recap video.
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Top Young Farmers Honored

Tyler and Randi McDonald of Springhill and Michael and Lauren Lee of Conway earned the top Young Farmers & Ranchers awards Monday at Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 70th Officers & Leaders Conference at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers.
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VIDEO: A Grand Champion Graduates

Gurdon's Kaylie Stone has been showing animals and winning since the age of 7. Her dedication and competitive fire have resulted in numerous grand and reserve champion animals through the years, making her a role model for young Arkansans in agriculture and beyond. Learn more about Kaylie and her "grand champion" drive in our latest video.
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AGCAST: A Champion Looks to the Future

Kaylie Stone of Gurdon began showing goats at the age of 7 and has added lambs, hogs, rabbits and steers in the years since. Her drive and competitive spirit have led her to raise numerous grand and reserve champion animals through the years, making her a role model for young Arkansans in agriculture and beyond.
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Dairy Contest Finals Tap Top Recipes

Searcy and Clarksville youths lead the way Seventeen-year-old Emma Ferren of Searcy and 14-year-old Abby Frizzell of Clarksville won top honors for recipes they made for the 2018 Arkansas Dairy Foods Contest. Ferren’s Four-Cheese Tartlets won in the “Party Ideas” ...
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VIDEO: Saving the Sparta Aquifer

One county’s efforts to save the massive Sparta Aquifer is an environmental success story and an example of how a community came together to solve a serious problem with its local water supply before it had a negative impact on industry and farmers.
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AGCAST: Honoring Member Service Representatives

Member Service Representatives from county Farm Bureaus across Arkansas came together in Little Rock recently for their biennial conference. The event included a “Service Awards” recognition program honoring some of these "MSRs" for their years of service to the organization. In this edition of Arkansas AgCast, honoree Ann Davis of Fordyce reflects on her career and the important role MSRs play for Farm Bureau members.
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YF&R Award Finalists Named

The finalists in Arkansas Farm Bureau’s annual Young Farmer and Rancher Achievement Award and Excellence in Agriculture Award have been announced. The awards honor young farmers and ranchers between the ages of 18-35 for the general excellence of their operations, their hard work and innovation.
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