Letter to Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Ag as Essential Infrastructure

A copy of the letter to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson from Ag industry groups, asking him to safeguard Arkansas and decrease the impact of COVID-19 by taking measures to recognize the vital role our industries play in the safety and well-being of all Arkansans. Each sector of Arkansas’ agriculture community is critically important to the food supply chain and should be classified as “essential infrastructure” in the event of any potential lockdown scenario that may occur in the state.

Rice is Nice Youth Cooking Contest

Arkansas Farm Bureau is proud to announce the new Rice is Nice Youth Cooking Contest. Arkansas produces just under 50% of the nation’s rice each year, and this contest is designed to introduce budding chefs to rice as a crop and as a versatile diet staple. Students aged 9-18 or in the 4th through 12th grades as of January 1, 2020, and living in Arkansas may enter. Home-schooled students are welcome to enter. Contestants will compete in one of two categories: Main Dish and Party Ideas.

2020 M*A*S*H Program Local Contacts & Information

Listing of local directors and contact information for M*A*S*H programs around the state.

Diversity in Agriculture Conference Agenda

See the full schedule of events for the 2020 Diversity in Agriculture conference.

2020 Arkansas Dairy Foods Contest Book

The 63rd Annual Arkansas Dairy Foods Contest will be June 4, 2020 in Little Rock. This annual event is sponsored during June Dairy Month by Arkansas Farm Bureau and the Arkansas Dairy Cooperative Association. This book contains the entry form, contest rules, judging criteria and more.

Vote for Roads Issue 1 Booklet

Issue 1 is a legislatively referred constitutional amendment resulting from House Joint Resolution 1018 of the 2019 Arkansas General Assembly. Issue 1 will appear on the November 3, 2020 general election ballot. Learn more about it in this booklet.

2020 ArFB Election Directory

Arkansas Farm Bureau has published an Election Directory, listing candidates in primary and general elections, every election year since 1972.

Arkansas Farm Bureau Scholarship

Official application for the Arkansas Farm Bureau scholarship.

Ag Youth Leadership Seminar Application

Official application for the Ag Youth Leadership Seminar in July of 2020. Application deadline is Friday, May 22, 2020.

Ag in the Classroom Teacher Award Criteria & Application 2020

The Arkansas Ag in the Classroom Teacher Award recognizes an outstanding teacher in Arkansas that incorporates agricultural themes into non-agricultural curricula. If you know teachers who use Ag in the Classroom, please encourage them to apply for the award. Teachers can be self-nominated, nominated by fellow teachers, principals or superintendents, or nominated by a county Farm Bureau leader.