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VIDEO: Convention Wrap-up

The 84th Annual Arkansas Farm Bureau Convention was one for the books, with another successful trade show, educational workshops, inspiring speakers and, most importantly, a successful business session. See what speakers, attendees and Arkansas Farm Bureau leaders had to say about this year's event.
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AGCAST: USDA's Ted McKinney on Ag Trade Outlook

The ongoing trade dispute with China, a record U.S. soybean crop in need of new export markets, and the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement were some of the key issues addressed by Ted McKinney, Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs at USDA, during the Arkansas Farm Bureau’s annual convention. In this edition of Arkansas Agcast, McKinney discusses efforts to resolve the trade war with China and other trade issues facing agriculture as we approach the New Year.
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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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Veach continues as Arkansas Farm Bureau leader

Randy Veach and Rich Hillman will continue as president and vice president, respectively, of Arkansas Farm Bureau following their re-election Friday. Delegates also elected seven other board members during the final day of the organization’s 84th annual convention at the Hot Springs Convention Center.
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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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