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 OFFICE OF FOREIGN LABOR CERTIFICATION COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions
The official Homeland Security memo on essential infrastructure during the COVID-19 crisis, including 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.
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.
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.
Listing of local directors and contact information for M*A*S*H programs around the state.
See the full schedule of events for the 2020 Diversity in Agriculture conference.
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.
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.