Get ready to go hog wild! Ashley King from THV11 The Vine joined us at the Arkansas State Fair for her turn tackling a Filthy Farm Job. Learn more about exhibitor work and show prep in our latest episode!
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.
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.
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!
Heat and lack of rain has hit Arkansas ranchers hard in recent weeks. Anthony Giffin of Madison County shared his thoughts on the challenges of the dry summer, hay scarcity and feed costs and how it's all playing out at the local sale barn.
For Scott and Sherry Sullivan, sustainability means both environmentally and economically. While there are obstacles to both forms of sustainability right now, they believe dedication and hard work will keep their family's Triple S Ranch operating for years and generations to come.
In honor of Dairy Month, we’re looking at a unique Arkansas dairy nestled in the Ozark Mountains. Scott and Tessa McCormick were looking for a change when they moved to the Natural State from Los Angeles County California in 2011. Their desire for change led them to building a farmstead dairy and creamery.
Like many aspects of agriculture, colt starting, horse training and horsemanship are often generationally passed down. But what if there isn’t another generation to pass those skills to or what if there’s no one left in the family to learn from? We spent some time with Top Hand Clinics and Crossroads Cowboy Church in Hot Spring County to learn how they’re working to ensure future generations have access to the knowledge required to use equine for agriculture and hobby purposes.
You had cattle questions, so we got some answers! We visited Jefferson County for Episode 5 of our Ask a Farmer Series to visit with Darnell Davis. Davis has been ranching for 15 years, so he agreed to show us around and answer questions about raising cattle.