Videos

The Feral Hog Fight

The Feral Hog Fight

Feral hogs continue to be a costly nuisance across all of Arkansas, causing millions of dollars in property damage and spreading disease. Hear from two members of the state's Feral Hog Eradication Task Force and the effort to bring some relief to farmers, ranchers and other landowners.
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One Small Farm's Success Strategy

One Small Farm's Success Strategy

Clyde Fenton, owner of Fenton's Berry Farm and Fenton's Farm Market near Harrison, explains how a small acreage farmer can survive and thrive with a little planning and diversification.
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Meet the Hills

Meet the Hills

Meet Nathan and Nicole Hill, swine, poultry and cattle producers near the community of Newhope on the Pike and Howard County line. Nathan left a job as a high school football and baseball coach, while Nicole left a nursing career in Texas to move back home to Arkansas and start their farm.
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Timber Training Tech

Timber Training Tech

The town of Gurdon sits near the heart of timber country in southwest Arkansas, and there's a growing need for logging industry labor in the area. That's why Gurdon Public Schools invested in two timber harvesting simulators to help train students for future jobs in the forestry business.
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Policy Development Kick-Off

Policy Development Kick-Off

ArFB has engaged in the political process since its beginnings in 1935 and this advocacy mission begins with local meetings in each county. The policy development meeting "season" has begun for ArFB members and it's off to a strong start after a multi-county meeting in Harrison.
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Going Organic

Going Organic

"It's a lot like farming in 1950, just the cabs of the tractors are nicer." That's how Shawn Peebles of Peebles Organic Farm describes his business. In this video, we take a look at the Peebles operation – which includes land in Woodruff, White and Prairie counties.
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A Father-Daughter Watermelon Tradition

A Father-Daughter Watermelon Tradition

John Kirkpatrick and his daughter Cindy were on hand for the 42nd annual Hope Watermelon Festival, selling melons grown on their farm at Willisville. Growing and selling watermelons is a family tradition that has lasted decades and the father-daughter team share their memories.
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2018 O&L Highlights

2018 O&L Highlights

From appearances by Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Deacue Fields, new dean of the Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food & Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas, to an award ceremony for Young Farmers & Ranchers honorees, the slate was full at the 2018 Officers & Leaders Conference in Rogers. Learn more and hear from attendees in our recap video.
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Smart Farm Science

Smart Farm Science

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the University of Arkansas, and researchers from around the world are working together at Glennoe Farms near Stuttgart, in an effort to revolutionize agriculture and create sustainable farming practices that benefit both the environment and farmers.
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One-Stop Rice Shop

One-Stop Rice Shop

Ralston Family Farms in Atkins is unique. Tim Ralston and his family recently added a rice mill to their operation, giving them control of almost all aspects of the farm-to-table cycle – growing the rice and harvesting it, and then packaging and marketing it to consumers.
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