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VIDEO: Smart Farm Science

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, working with the University of Arkansas and Glennoe Farms near Stuttgart, are bringing together molecular biology, biogeochemistry, environmental sensing technologies, and machine learning, to help revolutionize agriculture and create sustainable farming practices that benefit both the environment and farmers.
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AGCAST: An Interview with District 4 State Rep. DeAnn Vaught

Governor Asa Hutchinson conducted a two-day farm tour across south Arkansas recently and the first stop was Ricky Fawcett’s poultry farm at Winslow in Little River County. During a question and answer session, the governor responded to the concerns of poultry farmers in that part of the state. Among those in attendance was District 4 State Representative DeAnn Vaught.
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Market Briefs for July 26, 2018

The latest on trade battle impacts for rice, soybeans and more, as well as the latest Cattle on Feed report and the Wheat Quality Council's annual tour.
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AGCAST: Key Cotton Updates

In this edition of Arkansas AgCast, Brandy Carroll, director of Commodity Activities and Market Information for Arkansas Farm Bureau, discusses upcoming sign-up dates and other critical information Arkansas cotton farmers will want to know.
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Front Porch Magazine - Summer 2018

Read the latest issue to learn about the impact surging development and population growth in Northwest Arkansas has had on the area's farmers and ranchers, the story of one very special cow, unique and delicious catfish recipes for summertime, and much more, including the latest Delta Child column by Arkansas author Talya Tate Boerner.
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AGCAST: ArFB's King Discusses Trade Assistance Plan

Matt King, Arkansas Farm Bureau director of Public Affairs and Government Relations, discusses the organization’s response to the Trump administration's $12 billion emergency relief package plan for farmers and ranchers impacted by the ongoing trade battles with China and other countries. King says the aid comes at a time when U.S. producers are losing market share and suffering from years of depressed commodity prices.
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VIDEO: One-Stop Rice Shop

Ralston Family Farms in Atkins is unique. Tim Ralston and his family recently added a rice mill to their operation, giving them control of almost all aspects of the farm-to-table cycle – growing the rice and harvesting it, and then packaging and marketing it to consumers.
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VIDEO: U.S. Rep. French Hill & ArFB President Randy Veach

ArFB President Randy Veach visited Washington, D.C. to meet with officials and members of the Arkansas delegation to talk about trade, tariffs, the new Farm Bill and other critical agriculture issues. Watch his in-depth discussion with U.S. Rep. French Hill of Arkansas's 2nd District.
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AGCAST: Trade Troubles Hit Ag

The U.S. began imposing tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports July 6 and China has announced it will retaliate with $34 billion in tariffs on U.S. goods, including soybeans and other key agricultural commodities. In this edition of Arkansas AgCast Matt King, director of Public Affairs and Government Relations for Arkansas Farm Bureau explains the impacts this trade battle is already having on agricultural commodities and American farmers and ranchers.
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