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. See the full list of speakers in this document.
Under current law, most farms are not subject to federal estate taxes because $11.7 million per individual (or 23.4 million per couple) in assets are exempt. However, there are proposals in Congress that would significantly lower the exemption threshold. This implies that estate taxes could soon apply to many farms. This article will outline how these proposals might affect farms in Arkansas.
The Diversity in Agriculture Virtual Conference is an effort to expand the awareness of the diverse career and business opportunities that exist in agriculture. The conference will allow participants to explore opportunities through success stories and networking. It also is intended to foster an expansion of public and private partnerships within agriculture, Arkansas’ largest industry sector.
Farmers and ranchers have dealt with numerous challenges and stresses this growing season. These challenges have the potential to significantly reduce a producer’s revenue. This document contains examples of potential profitability impacts.
Find out how your representative or state senator voted on Arkansas Farm Bureau priority legislation during the 2021 regular legislative session.
The 93rd General Assembly gaveled in on January 11, 2021 and gaveled out for an extended recess on April 28, 2021. This document details the legislation passed and highlights Arkansas Farm Bureau's priorities and how they were addressed during the session.