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Telling Her Story | 2022 AITC Outstanding Teacher

Leslee Ann Tell of Clinton, an Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics instructor at Conway High School, is the 2022 Arkansas Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom Outstanding Teacher. We visited her to find out what inspired her to teach her students about farm-to-table and how her students have been inspired to learn more about where their food comes from.
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Community Champion Becomes ArFB Member

Annie Abrams is an Arkansas legend, and now she’s a member of Arkansas Farm Bureau! A retired educator and nationally recognized civic and political activist, Abrams is now 90 and staying busy by helping distribute Arkansas Farm Bureau Election Directories. ArFB Vice President of Public Affairs & Government Relations Stanley Hill and ArFB Vice President of Organization & Member Programs Justin Reynolds visited Abrams at her home to present her with her honorary membership in appreciation of her efforts and for being a champion in her community.
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Passing it On | Colt Starting with Top Hand Clinics

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.
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More than Tulips | True Colors Farm

Shortly before Mother’s Day, we visited with Kelli Jenson of True Colors Farm by PerspectAbility, Northwest Arkansas’s first u-pick tulip farm. She shared the story of why and how the business came to be and how it relates to her role as a mother.
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Ask a Farmer, Ep. 5 | Cattle Questions

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.
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Ask a Farmer, Ep. 4: Sheep

Episode 4 of our Ask a Farmer Series took us to Hot Spring County, where John Michael Bearden of Fowler & Bearden Farm took some time to answer your questions about sheep farming.
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Ask a Farmer, Ep. 3 | Flowers

In this episode of our Ask a Farmer series, Kim Doughty-McCannon at Bell Urban Farm in Conway answers all your questions about growing flowers and garden plants using sustainable and regenerative methods.
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Ask a Farmer | Ep. 2, Peach Farmer

In Episode 2 of our Ask a Farmer series, we visit with peach farmer Mark Morgan of Peach Pickin' Paradise in Johnson County, who answers your questions about these delicious summer fruits.
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