Luke and Deedee Alston of Holly Springs Homestead, LLC, and their sons Ryan and Drake represented Polk County Farm Bureau at the 99th Annual American Farm Bureau Convention Jan. 6-9 in Nashville, Tenn. The Alston Family was also recently announced as the Arkansas State Farm Family of the Year, a first for a Polk County family.
American Farm Bureau Federation’s Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show allows attendees to participate in educational workshops to expand leadership skills, business acumen, impactful policy discussions, and more. The also celebrate the accomplishments of leaders in agriculture and hear from keynote speakers in the general sessions. This year’s keynote speaker was country superstar Reba McEntire, who grew up in rural Oklahoma on her family’s 8,000 acre ranch. President Donald Trump also spoke at the convention.