Complete agenda, workshop descriptions and speaker bios.
Are you a young person with an enthusiasm and interest in dairy cows and the bovine dairy industry? If so, then you have the opportunity to be named the 2019 Arkansas Dairy Ambassador! Learn details, deadlines and more here.
The 64th Annual Arkansas Dairy Foods Contest will be conducted as a virtual contest. This annual event is sponsored during June Dairy Month by Arkansas Farm Bureau and the Arkansas Dairy Cooperative Association. The contest is divided into two categories: Main Dish and Party Ideas. Each county may enter one recipe in each of the two categories.
In September, the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Cattle Market Working Group released this in-depth examination of the causes and price implications resulting from extreme market volatility in the cattle industry.
In April 2020, AFBF President Zippy Duvall tasked the newly created Cattle Market Working Group, composed of 10 state Farm Bureau presidents, to investigate and research recent volatility in the cattle markets due to COVID-19, as well as the impacts of the Holcomb, Kansas, Tyson beef plant fire.
The Arkansas Farm Bureau Dairy Division partners with the Cooperative Extension Service on the Arkansas Dairy Ambassador Program. The program is designed for youth from ages 14 to 19 with an interest in the dairy industry. This document contains official rules and guidelines for the program. The manual also includes all information and instructions for participation in the ambassador program. The deadline for application submission is May 26, 2017.
This program is designed to stimulate the use of poultry products locally and increase awareness of the importance of poultry to Arkansas. This guidebook contains information and facts that can be used in speaking to local civic clubs, schools, etc. It also includes procedures and proposed projects for county promotion programs.
Official employment application and disclosure consent form.
The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency completed a study and assessment of C&H Hog Farm. They conclude that “No areas of concern were noted at this facility.”
The Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas Farm Bureaus are co-sponsoring the 2017 Farm Bureau National Commodity Conference and the Arkansas Farm Bureau is serving as the host state. This is the full program of events for the conference.