"In honoring those families who are part of this great tradition, the Arkansas Century Farm Program recognizes the historical relevance of the family farm and its important place in Arkansas's future." -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson....More
“Poultry companies anticipate strength at least in the short term, but anything can change that optimism. Feed costs are reasonable right now, but a drought or other problems this summer could run up grain prices and therefore production costs.” -- Tom Tabler, poultry specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service....More
"We are thrilled to introduce America to our five new regional farm moms. We were impressed with their drive and willingness to speak out for agriculture, and we know America will be, too.” -- Tracy Mueller, Monsanto corporate brand manager....More
“These families represent the pillars of our state. Congratulations to each of them on this recognition and we share our thanks to all those who have helped them succeed.” -- Randy Veach, president, Arkansas Farm Bureau....More
It was a beehive of activity as scores of youngsters from tri-state FFA chapters joined forces Saturday morning at the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show to package more than 40,000 meals for the needy, which were delivered to the Memphis Food Bank for distribution to rural and urban counties in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi.
Splitting a farming operation into two entities is a simple, yet powerful strategy in succession planning. It allows a family to better manage the operation, simplifies the succession planning process, and creates options for the future....More