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VIDEO: The Grain Escape

Some 200 farmers attended a recent Grain Bin Safety Program hosted by Arkansas Farm Bureau in Craighead County. The program was presented by Mississippi Farm Bureau. Watch Arkansas Farm Bureau's Maddison Stewart as she offers a close-up look at grain bin dangers and rescue techniques.
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VIDEO/AGCAST: Cows & Cold Weather

We visited Simon Brothers Dairy near Conway on the coldest day of the year so far and we heard about how cold weather can actually result in more milk. Wet weather, however, is still a concern.
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VIDEO: The Nursery Life

Former Arkansas Farm Family of the Year winner and Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year Brian Kirksey describes horticulture trends and the history of his Spring Creek Nursery near Amity in Clark County.
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VIDEO: Local Conversations Event

At the Arkansas Agriculture Department's 2019 Local Conversations event at the Hermitage Community Center in Bradley County last week, crop farmers joined local school food service and nutrition directors, food distribution representatives and other industry representatives to discuss marketing opportunities for locally grown products. See what the event was like and hear from those who attended.
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Wet Weather Woes

Mike Richardson of Davis Angus Farm near Waldron in Scott County and Shaun Rhoades, staff chair of the county extension office, talk about the impacts of the unusually wet winter weather on ranchers.
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VIDEO: Going for the Goldfish

Lonoke County is rich with gold — goldfish, that is. Pool Fisheries in Lonoke, founded in 1959, produces around 175 million goldfish each year, about 80 percent of the total U.S. production. Listen as co-owner Ronnie Pool and general manager Rodney Elmore describe how this family business fulfills orders for these popular aquarium and bait fish throughout the year.
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Carroll Elected Vice Chair of United Soybean Board

Arkansas farmer Jim Carroll III of Monroe County was recently elected vice chair of the United Soybean Board. He sat down with us to discuss the challenges this year’s soybean crop presented and how he's humbled to be elected by his peers to serve agriculture.
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VIDEO: A Christmas Tree Tradition

For Harold and Bobbie McAlpine, growing and selling Christmas trees is more than an occupation. It's a way to share the spirit of the holidays and bring joy to Arkansas families. Learn the story of McAlpine Christmas Tree Farm in Bismarck.
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