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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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Rojas Promoted at Arkansas Farm Bureau

Catrinia Rojas has been promoted to coordinator of policy development and legislative research at Arkansas Farm Bureau. She will help guide the organization’s policy development process and assist the lobbying staff with research needs on legislative, regulatory and agricultural topics.
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VIDEO: Rep. Bruce Westerman Visits Drew County

On July 7, Congressman Bruce Westerman visited with farmers in Drew County to discuss the June flooding impacts with local farmers. Rep. Westerman talked about potential federal government assistance and a timeline for getting aid back to Arkansas.
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Arkansas Farm Bureau to host Connectivity Summit Sept. 8

Arkansas Farm Bureau will host the Arkansas Connectivity Summit on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at the Hot Springs Convention Center. The event will focus on developing plans to improve high-speed, broadband connectivity and cellular connectivity in Arkansas and will feature government and community leaders, industry stakeholders and others, including keynote speaker, Commissioner Brendan Carr of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
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VIDEO: Ice Cream Social at the Capitol

This past Tuesday ArFB hosted an ice cream social at the Capitol as a “thank you” to legislators for their work advancing smart Arkansas agriculture policy and we spoke to some of the legislators who stopped by. #ArkAg​ #AgAtWork
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Farm Bureau Hires Powell for Local Affairs, Rural Development Role

Philip Powell has been hired as assistant director of public affairs and government relations at Arkansas Farm Bureau, where he will focus on local affairs and rural development and serve as a member of the lobbying team for the state’s largest agricultural advocacy organization.
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VIDEO: Arkansas Virtual Farmers Week Wrap-up

We're wrapping up #VirtualFarmersWeek​, a week of hearing what our members had to say about the issues they believe are most important to address during this legislative session, including a state meat Inspection program, broadband and securing funding for the future of Arkansas forestry.
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