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VIDEO: Dr Heidi Ward | AgCast Video Extra

Dr. Heidi Ward is a veterinarian for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Many cattle producers in the state know her from her successful work on the state's Beef Quality Assurance Program. Her expertise is now part of a national group advising trainers on how to conduct fair farm animal welfare audits.
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VIDEO: Arkansas Farm Family Christmas Traditions

Arkansas farm families have special traditions they celebrate each Christmas. In this video, Jason Kaufman and his sister Emily Woodall of Conway County, Ramey and Kerri Stiles of Lee County, Reed Story of Monroe County, and Arkansas Farm Bureau president Rich Hillman and his wife Tina of Lonoke County share their favorite Christmas traditions.
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VIDEO: Beyond the Farm | Huck's Military Care Package Program

At the age of just six, Huck Plyler, the son of Caleb and Briana Harris-Plyler, began putting together care packages for members of the military who were deployed in foreign countries. Now 10 years old, Huck has sent out more than 700 packages and continues his work to bring smiles to the faces of our military men and women. Huck is currently seeking military addresses to send packages. If you know someone who would love a Huck care package, tag them in the comments below or contact Huck at Huck's Military Care Package Project on Facebook
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VIDEO: 2020 Ag Education Awards

Educating young people about agriculture is a priority at the core of Arkansas Farm Bureau’s mission, which is why we recognize special teachers and programs for their outstanding ag education efforts each year. Join us as we profile this year's winners.
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VIDEO: 2020 Women's Leadership Outstanding Committee Award

Amanda Williams, ArFB coordinator for the State Women's Leadership Committee, presented the 2020 Women's Leadership Outstanding Committee Award to Regina Oliver, chair of the Scott County committee Dec. 16. Oliver and her committee were thrilled to be recognized for their creative efforts to educate students at county schools about agriculture virtually during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Farm Bureau Announces Ag Education Awards

Arkansas Farm Bureau recognized Casey Rogers of Greene County Tech High School in Paragould as its 2020 Outstanding Ag Instructor of the Year. Caroline Lester of Westside High School in Jonesboro earned the 2020 Outstanding New Ag Instructor of the Year, and County Line High School in Branch grabbed the top spot as the Outstanding Ag Program of the Year.
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VIDEO: James & Charles Make a Wreath | Kid Farmers

James and Charles Vandiver have been helping out at their family Christmas tree business, Vandiver's NewCastle Farms, for most of their lives, so we asked them to share some of the expertise they’ve acquired by showing us how to make wreaths.
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