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PODCAST: Interview with AFBF President Zippy Duvall

Arkansas Farm Bureau played host to the Farm Bureau National Commodity Conference in Rogers on July 16-18. American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall spoke at the event and we talked with him about the challenges facing agriculture in the second half of the year, such a working to ensure the 2018 Farm Bill will include an adequate safety net for all agricultural producers.
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VIDEO: USDA Secretary Flood Press Conference Highlights

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue came to Arkansas on Sunday, May 7. He participated in a helicopter tour with Gov. Asa Hutchinson and members of the congressional delegation to see first-hand the damage to agriculture and rural communities caused by recent flooding.
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VIDEO: Ag for Autism

Based in Jonesboro, Ag for Autism was established to provide a means for ag-related businesses and organizations to help fund education and therapy grant programs in Arkansas. See how this unique organization is helping educators and parents in rural parts of Arkansas.
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VIDEO: Final Legislative Update 3/31

As the end of the 2017 Regular Session of the General Assembly nears, Arkansas Farm Bureau Director of Public Affairs & Government Relations - State Affairs Jeff Pitchford provides a wrap-up of key legislative accomplishments for Arkansas farmers and ranchers.
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VIDEO: Legislative Update 3/10

Jeff Pitchford, Arkansas Farm Bureau Director of Public Affairs & Government Relations - State Affairs, has the latest on important ag-related legislation in the 91st General Assembly, such as HB 1665 and HB 1554.
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CALL TO ACTION: An Urgent Bill Update

Jeff Pitchford, Arkansas Farm Bureau Director of Public Affairs & Government Relations - State Affairs, sets the record straight on House Bill 1554, a trespassing and private property rights bill, and corrects misunderstandings and misinterpretation of the bill.
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VIDEO: Legislative Update 2/24

Another week of the 91st General Assembly is in the books and Jeff Pitchford, Arkansas Farm Bureau Director of Public Affairs & Government Relations - State Affairs, provides an update on all the activity farmers and ranchers need to know about.
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VIDEO: Legislative Update 2/17

This week, Zac Bradley, Arkansas Farm Bureau Director of Public Affairs & Government Relations, offers a rundown on the key agriculture-related bills and activity at the Capitol.
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PODCAST: Farmers' Day at the Capitol

More than 150 Arkansas farmers and ranchers participated in Arkansas Farm Bureau’s "Farmers’ Day at the Capitol" on Feb. 8. Agricultural producers met with their senators and representatives to speak with them in person about agricultural priorities. Listen to our interview with Jackson County farmer Jeff Rutledge, as he explains why the day was so important for the state’s largest industry.
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