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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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Dairy Contest Finals Tap Top Recipes

Searcy and Clarksville youths lead the way Seventeen-year-old Emma Ferren of Searcy and 14-year-old Abby Frizzell of Clarksville won top honors for recipes they made for the 2018 Arkansas Dairy Foods Contest. Ferren’s Four-Cheese Tartlets won in the “Party Ideas” ...
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