Did you know March is Farm Safety Month? Every year Arkansas Farm Bureau offers grain bin safety training to farmers, firefighters, EMTs and other first responders in an effort to combat grain bin entrapments. Thank you to our friends at Mississippi Farm Bureau for helping provide the equipment and experts to lead this course!
Leadership and service that brought distinction to the state’s largest business sector is the hallmark for the five newest inductees into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame. A total of 180 men and women are now enshrined in the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame.
These five were inducted March 3 in a ceremony at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.
On today's episode we recap the record-setting Farmers Day at the Capitol event, chat about a big partnership with Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry and share some interesting news concerning the new WOTUS rule. Check out the March 2nd edition of the Arkansas AgCast.
The final part of our week of action was having over 250 farmers ascend the Capitol steps and be present for the lawmaking process. Getting face-to-face with legislators to talk about the challenges we face as farmers is the most effective way of making a difference. Watch to see our members taking action to better their community!
Principles of pruning blueberries, blackberries, muscadines, peaches and pecans with hands-on demonstrations were presented Tuesday, Feb. 28 in Clarksville. The Arkansas Ag Experiment Station's Fruit Research Station hosted the workshop.
Earlier this month Ja'Dayia Kursh and her non-profit Ag for Kids held the Miss Rodeo Fort Smith contest. The largest and most diverse Miss Rodeo Pageant in Arkansas history. While she has broken the mold of what a Rodeo Queen looks like, her mission is to create diversity and representation in all parts of ag and western culture. Watch to learn more!