News & Media

VIDEO: Rain Delays

Rain has created serious problems for many Arkansas farmers, putting many substantially behind on spring planting. Monroe County Farm Bureau President Bo Mason discussed how wet weather has caused delays of a month or more on his 2,500-acre row-crop farm near Brinkley.
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Front Porch Magazine for Spring 2019

Read the spring issue of Front Porch to learn why soybeans have become such an important crop for Arkansas and the nation, take a "Rural Road Trip" to the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum and learn how to make a delicious deli sandwich and homemade pie just like they do it at the Olde Crow General Store in Saline County.
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VIDEO: Olde Crow Nests in Benton

Saline County farmer Damon Helton has opened a second version of his popular Olde Crow General Store. The new location on North Main in Benton, which will be called "Crows Station," is part of an effort to revitalize the downtown area and will create a food "hub" for customers, featuring fresh produce, along with his pasture raised beef, pork and poultry and a variety of food truck offerings.
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VIDEO: Water Conservation on the Farm

The week of March 10-16 is National Groundwater Awareness Week, an annual observance to highlight the responsible development, management and use of groundwater. Stuttgart row-crop farmers Trent and Terry Dabbs explain why groundwater is important and share some of the measures they and other Arkansas producers have implemented to conserve and protect this critical natural resource.
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Arkansas Agriculture Magazine for Winter 2019

Solar energy is gaining in popularity. How is it working for Arkansas Farmers? Read the latest issue of Arkansas Ag to find out more about this, as well the ins and outs (and rules) for using waste feed and for the latest updates on ag law and policy.
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VIDEO: The Nursery Life

Former Arkansas Farm Family of the Year winner and Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year Brian Kirksey describes horticulture trends and the history of his Spring Creek Nursery near Amity in Clark County.
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VIDEO: Going for the Goldfish

Lonoke County is rich with gold — goldfish, that is. Pool Fisheries in Lonoke, founded in 1959, produces around 175 million goldfish each year, about 80 percent of the total U.S. production. Listen as co-owner Ronnie Pool and general manager Rodney Elmore describe how this family business fulfills orders for these popular aquarium and bait fish throughout the year.
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