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Young Farmer & Rancher Award Finalists Named

The finalists in Arkansas Farm Bureau’s annual Young Farmer and Rancher Achievement Award and Excellence in Agriculture Award have been announced. The awards honor young farmers and ranchers between the ages of 18-35 for the general excellence of their operations, their hard work and innovation.
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Winners Named in 2019 Dairy Foods Contest

Sixteen-year-old Faith Fritch of Hiwasse and 18-year-old Kalin Key of El Dorado bested five other finalists in their respective categories in the 2019 Arkansas Farm Bureau Dairy Foods Contest June 6 at the state fairgrounds in Little Rock. Fritch’s Salted Caramel Mini Cheesecakes recipe won in the “Party Ideas” competition, while Key’s Almost Cajun Creamy Shrimp and Grits dish earned the top spot in the “Main Dishes” category.
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Arkansas Farm Bureau Hires Summer Interns

Two college graduates have joined Arkansas Farm Bureau for the summer as interns. The interns will assist several departments within the organization and work to advance their skills, while learning more about Arkansas Farm Bureau’s grassroots impact within the state and across the nation.
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Farm Bureau Names Wortham Outstanding Ag Teacher

Celia Wortham, a kindergarten teacher at Dwight Elementary in Russellville, is Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 2019 Ag in the Classroom Outstanding Teacher. Wortham received the award during a recent surprise announcement at the school.
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Holderfield awarded Farm Bureau Vines Scholarship

Clayton Holderfield of Cabot (Lonoke County) is the 2019 recipient of Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Marvin Vines Memorial Scholarship. The award was announced at Arkansas State University’s Department of Media Student Honors Banquet in Jonesboro on April 4.
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