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McMinn hired in commodity role at Arkansas Farm Bureau

John McMinn has been hired as the director of Commodity Activities and Economics at Arkansas Farm Bureau, where he will be responsible for economic analysis and commodity-specific programs and activities surrounding for Aquaculture, Forestry and Specialty Crops.
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Annual Survey of Thanksgiving Feast shows increase

For the second year in a row the average cost of the traditional Thanksgiving meal reflected a modest increase, according to Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 34th annual survey of food items typically included in the holiday feast. This year’s meal will cost $57.75 for a family of 10, up $4.82 from last year’s average of $52.93, but still a relative bargain at less than six dollars per person.
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Arkansas Farm Bureau Sets 85th Convention

Farm and ranch leaders from across the state will come together Dec. 4-6 for Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 85th annual convention, set for the Marriott Hotel and the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.
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Burkham Promoted at Arkansas Farm Bureau

Jessica Clowser Burkham has been promoted to director of policy development and legislative research for Arkansas Farm Bureau. She previously served as the director of commodity activities and economics for aquaculture, forestry and specialty crops at Arkansas Farm Bureau.
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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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