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Ag Safety Awareness Week is March 3rd – 9th

LITTLE ROCK — Farm Bureaus across the country are making safety a top priority this spring through the Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP). As a part of ASAP, March 3-9 has been designated as Agricultural Safety Awareness Week. This year’s theme, “Safety: Know Your Limits,” will highlight a different safety focus each day of the week. Monday will focus on ...

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Chicken Cook-Off to be Hosted by Farm Bureau Women’s Committee

In celebration of National Egg Month in May and the huge economic impact of the overall Poultry Industry in Polk County and Arkansas, The Polk County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee is hosting a Chicken Cook-Off, Saturday, May 21st.  Entry fees are $20 per team.  There will be cash prizes sponsored by Polk County Farm Bureau for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.  ...

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Farm Bureau Announces Coloring Contest Winners

Polk County Farm Bureau has announced the winners of the Polk County AG in the Classroom coloring contest. Viviana Ruiz won first place and received a check for $25. Adam Hughes came in second and received a $15 check and Kaylee Thomas placed third and won $10. Ruiz also won third place in the state contest.

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Stewart Participates in State Resolutions Committee

Allen Stewart of Mena was among the 73 Farm Bureau leaders participating in the State Resolutions Committee meeting Nov. 4-5 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in North Little Rock. The committee refined and consolidated policy proposals into a set of formal recommendations to be considered by voting delegates during the business session of the Arkansas Farm Bureau State Convention, Dec. ...

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Quote from Randy Veach, President, Arkansas Farm Bureau Regarding the Trans Pacific Partnership

LITTLE ROCK — “We are pleased the negotiations about the Trans Pacific Partnership have concluded. As a member of the USDA/USTR trade advisory committee, I know how challenging this process has been. TPP offers a rare opportunity to open markets around the Pacific Rim that have been previously restricted. We are hopeful the details of the agreement will bear that ...

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Farm Bureau Honors Maye Family at Annual Meeting

BY MELANIE BUCK – Polk County Farm Bureau recognized the Farm Family of the Year and also heard from guest speaker, County Judge Brandon Ellison, among others at their annual meeting on Monday night. Brian and Sonya Maye and their family were chosen as the recipients of this year’s honor. Brian and Sonya own Maye Club Lambs Farm and breed ...

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Ark. Farm Bureau Says Injunction to Block EPA Water Rule is ‘Right Call’

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach said Thursday’s [August 27, 2015] preliminary injunction to block implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency rule to regulate water on private property was a breath of fresh air in a debate that has been heated and frustrating. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson of North Dakota ruled that EPA’s plan to greatly ...

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Risley Honored by Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau claims adjuster Kyle Risley (center) of Mena was named the 2014 District Six Adjuster of the Year” during the 61st annual Farm Bureau Claims Conference June 5 in Hot Springs. Jason Grady, district 6 claims manager, and John Bonner (right), vice president of claims, presented the award to Risley. The award is given annually to the adjuster in ...

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Goss Receives ‘Rookie of the Year’ Award

Heather Goss of Mena received the “Southwest District Rookie of the Year” award at the Farm Bureau Statewide Agents and Agency Managers meeting March 13 for her total performance during 2013. Mack Wallace, vice president-sales, presented the award. Goss was one of six district rookie winners. Arkansas Farm Bureau is a nonprofit, private farm and rural advocacy organization of more ...

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