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Stone County earns top Farm Bureau Award

Stone County has been named the state’s top county Farm Bureau organization for 2018. Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach and Vice President Rich Hillman presented the organization’s President’s Award Nov. 29 at the 84th annual Arkansas Farm Bureau Convention at the Hot Springs Convention Center.
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White County’s Stewart Earns Farm Bureau Leadership Award

Dana Stewart is the 2018 recipient of the Stanley E. Reed Leadership Award from the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation. Stewart accepted the award Nov. 28 during organization’s 84th annual conference at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach and Charlene Reed, widow of ArFB’s late President presented the award.
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Congressional Sweep for Friend of Farm Bureau Awards

Arkansas Farm Bureau highlighted the state’s U.S. congressional delegation Nov. 28, with its Friend of Farm Bureau Award during the opening session of the organization’s 84th Annual Conference at the Hot Springs Convention Center. U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton along with Reps. Rick Crawford (District 1), French Hill (District 2), Steve Womack (District 3) and Bruce Westerman (District 4) all were recognized for the prestigious award.
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Arkansas Farm Bureau Sets 84th Convention

Farmers, ranchers and agricultural leaders from across the state will come together for Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 84th annual convention set for Nov. 28-30 at the Hot Springs Convention Center.
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Cost of Thanksgiving feast higher, but still a relative bargain

The average cost of the traditional Thanksgiving meal this year is higher than in 2017, according to Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 33rd annual survey of food items typically included in the holiday feast. And, for the first time, the survey includes ham, russet potatoes and green beans. This year’s meal will cost $52.93 for a family of 10, up $8.35 from last year’s average of $44.58, but still a bargain at $5.29 per person.
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Top Young Farmers Honored

Tyler and Randi McDonald of Springhill and Michael and Lauren Lee of Conway earned the top Young Farmers & Ranchers awards Monday at Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 70th Officers & Leaders Conference at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers.
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Arkansas Farm Bureau hires summer interns

Three recent college graduates have joined Arkansas Farm Bureau for the summer as interns. The interns will assist several key departments within the organization and work to advance their skills and learn more about Arkansas Farm Bureau’s grassroots impact within the state and across the nation.
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