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Maddison Stewart Joins Farm Bureau's Media Department (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Maddison Stewart has been hired as a social media specialist at Arkansas Farm Bureau, headquartered in Little Rock.

US Should Do More, Not Less, to Push Exports to Cuba (Randy Veach Commentary)

by Randy Veach 8/1/2017 11:09 am

The Arkansas Farm Bureau believes a move to roll back relations with Cuba is a step in the wrong direction. "There is no better diplomacy than making food available to another country," Randy Veach writes.

Walton Arts Center Makes Staff Changes; Sparks Sees Staff Recognition (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Kyle May has been promoted and Thomas DeBari has been hired at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.

Farm Bureau Appoints Two to State Women's Committee (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/20/2017 12:00 am

Alechia Meador and Donna Bemis have been appointed to the Farm Bureau’s State Women’s Committee

In Praise Of Pragmatism (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Radical ideology rarely has anything of value to offer businesspeople. So the first few days of President Donald Trump’s administration have rattled the agriculture industry in Arkansas.

Arkansas Farm Bureau Announces Board Election Results

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/5/2016 10:03 am

The Arkansas Farm Bureau announced Monday that Randy Veach and Rich Hillman were re-elected Friday as president and vice president, respectively.

The Art of the (Cuban) Deal (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Fifty-plus years of the U.S. trade embargo against communist Cuba have failed to bring democracy to that island nation; instead, it’s penalized Arkansas businesses who would benefit greatly by trade with Cuba.

Group Asks Arkansas Court to Block Medical Marijuana Measure

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/25/2016 6:58 am

A group opposing efforts to legalize medical marijuana asked Arkansas' highest court to block a legalization measure on the November ballot, saying the proposal misleads voters about its consequences.

Arkansas Lawmakers Advance Plan to Save Medicaid Expansion

by Associated Press 4/20/2016 6:58 am

Arkansas lawmakers broke a stalemate over the state's hybrid Medicaid expansion Tuesday after Democrats acceded to an unusual plan that'll require them to initially vote to end the subsidized health insurance for thousands of poor people.

Boozman Says He Wants Changes in Pacific Trade Deal

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/30/2016 11:05 am

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman says he wants to see changes made to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, expressing concerns about the trade deal days after his Democratic challenger announced his opposition.

Darci Vetter Pushing Trans-Pacific Partnership at Farm Policy Summit

by Alexis Crowe 3/29/2016 9:24 am

Ambassador Darci Vetter, who speaks at this weeks' Farm Policy Summit, talks about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and how she thinks it will benefit Arkansas.

Promotions Lead to Adjustments at Farm Bureau (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

Warren Carter has been promoted to executive vice president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau in Little Rock, replacing the retiring Rodney Baker and setting off a chain of other management changes.

Hunter Finds JTS; Veach Selected as SFBLIC President, Chairman (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

Danita Hunter has been hired as a commercial account manager by JTS Financial of Little Rock. Formerly employed by BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Hunter has 30 years of experience in the insurance industry on both the human resources and broker/agency sides.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Agriculture & Timber

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An agriculture and timber resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Arkansas Farm Bureau Sets Policy Summit for Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/11/2016 11:19 am

The Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation on Friday announced the Farm Policy Summit, which takes place March 29-30 at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock.

Drones: Farmers’ Eyes Take To Arkansas Skies

by Jan Cottingham 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Drones have the potential to revolutionize agriculture in Arkansas, but the nature of that revolution remains unclear, farmers and those who work with them say.

Randy Veach Elected President, Chairman of Southern FB Life Insurance Company

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2016 4:05 pm

Randy Veach of Manila has been selected as president and chairman of the board of Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company.

Arkansas Farm Bureau Appoints New Executive VP

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2016 7:34 am

Warren Carter, a 28-year employee of the Arkansas Farm Bureau, has been named as the organization’s executive vice president, replacing Rodney Baker, who recently retired.

Farm Bureau Recognizes Newport Couple with Achievement Award (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Derek and Shannon Haigwood of Newport recently received the Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 2015 Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award.

Agriculture Hall of Fame to Induct 6 New Members

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/6/2016 9:37 am

The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame will induct six new members at a March 4 luncheon at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Little Rock, the Arkansas Farm Bureau announced Wednesday.

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