Get to know Heath Donner of Mississippi County, who farms corn, cotton, soybeans and peanuts.
Get to know Sharp County’s Ken Billiot.
Dustin Cowell is a cattle farmer and real estate appraiser who lives in Mount Judea, Newton County. He and his wife Kayla have one daughter, Landry Jo, and they run a cow/calf operation with around 35 momma cows. The couple also serves as chairs of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee.
Nita and Gary Cooper run a small cattle operation on their farm near Everton, a tiny hamlet in Boone County. They’re still farming and working to put food on tables during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn more about them.
Clark County Farm Bureau President Derek Helms and his wife Carlee operate Helms Dairy Farm near Arkadelphia.
Robby Bevis is a fifth-generation farmer from Lonoke. He holds a degree in agricultural business from Arkansas State University. He and his wife Stephanie have three children and grow corn, soybeans and rice. He has been farming full-time since 1995 and started his own operation in 1999, after graduating from college. He is a member […]
Jeff Edwards farms in the Sherrill-Pastoria community near Pine Bluff and has for most of his life. Like others in the Arkansas River Valley, he lost cropland to historic flooding earlier this year. He and his family have weathered challenges like this before, though, and Jeff plans to continue farming until, “the Lord calls him home.”
One of the best ways to learn about where food comes from and the hard work it takes to grow it, is to plant your own vegetable garden. Master Gardener and Pulaski County Farm Bureau board member Kathy Ratcliffe talks about what students learn when experiencing the Farm Bureau Federation inspired demonstration garden at the C.A. Vines 4-H Center in Ferndale.
James Meeks is a fifth-generation farmer who has become known across Arkansas and the mid-south for his tomato, watermelon and “u-pick” produce operation near Hamburg in Ashley County. He and his business partner have overcome regulatory and workforce challenges and built their Triple M Farms into a key tomato provider for Walmart, Subway restaurants and […]
Six generations of the Post family have been making juice and wine in Arkansas for more than 100 years. Earlier this month, Post patriarch Mathew turned 94 years old, so we thought we’d share this special video about the family’s business, their beliefs and their unique corner of the Arkansas agriculture industry.