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Peace Farm Organics Grows

Leigh Ann Parks grew up working in her family's greenhouses, and as the demand for organics grew, she took that experience and started Peace Farm Organics. Her operation now provides 100% Arkansas-raised "starter plants" to customers across 8 states. Check out our latest video to learn more!
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Hard Work Pays Off at Sale of Champions

On Thursday, Oct. 20, it was a big night at the Arkansas State Fair for kids from all across the state who've worked hard raising and showing their animals all year long. All their work paid off, as Arkansas Farm Bureau and other organizations took part in the "Sale of Champions," showing their support for the future of Arkansas agriculture and carrying on a proud annual tradition.
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Dry Danger | Jefferson County Wildfire

We spoke with Joe Fox from the Arkansas Department of Agriculture at the scene of a contained wildfire yesterday in Jefferson County. With dry conditions continuing throughout the state, it’s important to remember to follow burn bans and to be mindful of even day-to-day activities that could unintentionally spark a wildfire. Fox says more than 30,000 acres in Arkansas have been burned this year. Learn more about yesterday’s fire and wildfire dangers in our latest video.
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Arkansas Youth Expo | Dan Wright

Arkansas Youth Expo (AYE) is an exhibitor program developed to ensure our state's youth are impacted with direct experiences allowing them to achieve more in life. AYE is devoted to developing leaders in life and Farm Bureau secretary/treasurer Dan Wright spoke last week at the event's Celebration of Champions.
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State Fair Food Madness

The Arkansas State Fair is here again! Our PR team put some of this year's fair food to the test. Check out the latest video to see our top pick for the 2022 'State Fair Food Madness'. The fair is open through October 23.
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Home Grown and Homemade Ep. 2 | Artichoke Rice Dip

Tailgating season is in full swing, which means it's also dip season. Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service Agents Leigh Ann Bullington and Stephanie Prince have an easy-to-make and tasty Artichoke Rice Dip that utilizes rice, one of Arkansas's biggest exports. Watch to find out how to make this delicious pre-game treat.
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Filthy Farm Jobs | Karen Learns AI

Season two of Filthy Farm Jobs is in full swing! This week we visit Broadwater Farms where Karen Wood, our Corporate Secretary, learns how to AI. She really had to roll her sleeves up for this one, watch and learn!
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Low River Level Troubles

The Mississippi River is near a record low level and it's causing major issues for shipping and, in turn, Arkansas farmers. We visited farmers and representatives of Riceland Foods to learn just how serious the problem is and the impacts it will have on the agriculture industry.
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Farm Bureau Defines Ballot Issue Positions

Arkansas Farm Bureau has announced opposition to Issues 1 and 4 in the upcoming general election, while supporting Issue 2, which would provide a higher threshold for items to be added to the state constitution.
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