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AGCAST: Outgoing FFA President Brady Gentry

The Arkansas FFA organization held its 91st convention at the Hot Springs Convention Center April 23-25. It was the final event for Brady Gentry as president and leader of the state officer team. In this edition of Arkansas Agcast, Brady shares how being president has prepared him for the future and how being involved in FFA helps young people become better citizens and adults.
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PODCAST: Connecting Consumers & Farmers

Krista Cupp, vice president of The Herald Group in Washington, D.C. was selected to be the keynote speaker during both days of the Arkansas Women in Agriculture Conference in North Little Rock, and with good reason. She's been working for years to help close the gap between food producers and consumers. Hear how she thinks women in agriculture can positively change how farmers and farming are viewed by the world.
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VIDEO: Meet the 2018 Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame Inductees

Last week, more than 700 farmers, ranchers, educators, state leaders and friends of Arkansas agriculture attended the 31st annual Agriculture Hall of Fame induction luncheon in Little Rock, marking the largest crowd ever to attend the event. Learn more about each of this year's distinguished inductees.
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PODCAST: Grant County Legislative Breakfast

Grant County Farm Bureau held a "legislative breakfast" last week where issues such as the “right to farm,” dicamba and education were all discussed. In this conversation, Grant County President Peggy Thomas and State Senator Bruce Maloch share their thoughts on the value and importance of Farm Bureau’s grassroots legislative outreach efforts.
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Second Veterans 4 Ag Summit set for UA-Monticello

A second Veterans 4 Ag Summit has been scheduled for Feb. 22 at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, designed to educate and prepare military veterans for potential careers in the agriculture field. This session follows a successful kickoff event last October at Arkansas State University.
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VIDEO: Donation to support M*A*S*H program

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas, a charitable foundation established and funded by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, made a donation of more than $65 thousand to the Arkansas Farm Bureau Foundation to support the Medical Applications of Science for Health (M*A*S*H) program, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.
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VIDEO: 2018 AFBF Convention Wrap-Up

Arkansas farmers and ranchers were among more than 7,000 attendees at the American Farm Bureau’s 99th annual convention in Nashville, January 6-10. See how Arkansas Young Farmers & Ranchers performed in competition, hear from attendees and learn what they heard from the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and President Donald Trump.
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ArFB Annual Convention 2017 Wrap-up

Farmers, ranchers and agricultural leaders from across the state came together for Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 83rd annual convention in Little Rock on Wednesday, Nov. 29 - Friday, Dec. 1. See videos, photos, news and more from the convention.
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