COVID-19 Guidance for Farmers Markets

COVID-19 Guidance for Farmers Markets is produced by the Arkansas Department of Heatlh and the Arkansas Department of Agriculture.

U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration COVID-19 FAQ

U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration OFFICE OF FOREIGN LABOR CERTIFICATION COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Homeland Security Memo on Essential Infrastructure

The official Homeland Security memo on essential infrastructure during the COVID-19 crisis, including agriculture.

CARES Act Benefits for Agriculture

ArFB Director of Public Affairs & Government Relations Matt King provides a breakdown of what the federal CARES Act legislation provides for agriculture and what it could mean.

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.