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Arkansas AgCast | Spooky Halloween Special

This week, we bring you tricks and treats, as we learn about disgusting Dead Man’s Fingers and mildly terrifying carnivorous plants and we talk about fun fall harvest and Halloween activities.
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Arkansas AgCast | Oct. 21, 2021

This week, we hear about the 2021 corn crop and get an update on grain markets. We also learn the ins and outs of cover crops and talk about the value and importance of Arkansas Farm Bureau membership.
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Arkansas AgCast | Oct. 14, 2021

This week, we talk to Arkansas State Fair Livestock Director, Chris Bacchus about the benefits of showing livestock and poultry. We also talk to Leigh Ann Bullington about the role as family consumer science educator, and we hear about the Farm Bureau PR team’s visit to media day at the state fair.
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Arkansas AgCast | Oct. 7, 2021

This week, we talk to Congressman Bruce Westerman as he kicks off his latest Ag Tour in the state. We also hear about this year’s Arkansas Youth Expo livestock event in Washington County, which wrapped up earlier this week, and we get the latest news on commodity markets from Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Brandy Carroll.
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Arkansas AgCast | Sept. 30, 2021

This week, we learn about unique, new research on “night pollinators” and we get to know another inductee in the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame, Andrew Wargo. We also explore the partnership between Five Oaks Duck Lodge and the University of Arkansas at Monticello and the launch of the Five Oaks Ag Research and Education Center.
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Arkansas AgCast | Sept. 23, 2021

This week, we take a “Rice Month” look at this year’s rice harvest and we get a farmer’s perspective on agriculture supply chain challenges. We also hear about the upcoming “How to Win and Election” workshop presented by Arkansas Farm Bureau and the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce.
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Arkansas AgCast | Sept. 16, 2021

This week, we hear about the critical role data plays in making sound economic decisions on the farm, and we talk about the history of grape breeding in Arkansas and how it led to development of the wildly popular Cotton Candy grape. We also learn about four livestock disease outbreaks that Arkansas agriculture experts are watching closely.
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Arkansas AgCast | Sept. 9, 2021

This week, we were on hand for the Arkansas Connectivity Summit at the Hot Springs Convention Center. We heard from a variety of experts, including a sitting FCC commissioner, about the state’s effort to expand and improve broadband internet access and about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
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Arkansas AgCast | Sept. 2, 2021

This week, we hear about what’s happening in the equine industry in Arkansas and we learn about a new mobile meat processing trailer hitting the road. We also talk about Sen. John Boozman’s tour of farms and agriculture operations in the state and learn why these visits from Congressional leaders are so important.
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Arkansas AgCast | August 26, 2021

This week, we learn about how certain new federal tax proposals could hit farmers hard and we meet another member of the next class of Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame inductees. We also get a progress update on the White River Irrigation District canal construction project.
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