Tagged: arkansas farm bureau

UA Ag System Names Boardroom After Pete Welch

by Associated Press 4/1/2014 07:25 am

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has named its boardroom in honor of former Arkansas Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Ewell "Pete" Welch.

Faulkner, McLarty, Reed and Simmons Headed for UA Business Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2014 09:35 am

The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas on Monday announced four new inductees to its Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.

UA Business Hall of Fame 2014: Stanley E. Reed

by UA Business Hall of Fame 1/27/2014 12:00 am

In a life dedicated to his family and his farm, Stanley E. Reed also managed to serve his fellow farmers of Arkansas, his state, his country and the world. Many forces pulled at him — practicing law, public service — but the pull that always had a hold on him and the one that won out was the pull to be a dirt-under-his-fingernails farmer. Reed, who died July 15, 2011, became that while managing to also be much more.

Farm Bureau Firms Up Friendship With UA's Dale Bumpers College (Kudos)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/18/2013 12:00 am

The Arkansas Farm Bureau is being recognized as a “Friend” of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. In addition, Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Ewell Welch, who is retiring at the end of 2013, is receiving a Distinguished Service Award from the college.

Farm Bureau, Agricultural Council React to House Farm Bill Approval

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/12/2013 07:35 am

Complete statements from the Arkansas Farm Bureau and the Agricultural Council of Arkansas on the U.S. House of Representatives' approval of a farm bill.

Rodney Baker to Succeed Ewell Welch as EVP of Arkansas Farm Bureau

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2013 10:52 am

Rodney Baker, a 36-year employee of the Arkansas Farm Bureau, will become executive vice president of the organization when Ewell Welch retires on Nov. 1.

Arkansas Farmers Face New Challenges with Climate Change

by Jan Cottingham 3/18/2013 12:00 am

While the U.S. Department of Agriculture warns of "overall detrimental effects" stemming from climate change by the middle of this century, some farmers reject that cause, saying when it comes to the weather, all bets are off.

Dixie Montgomery Joins Arkansas Hospice (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2013 12:00 am

Dixie Montgomery of Bryant has been named finance director at Arkansas Hospice. Montgomery, a certified public accountant, previously worked at Arvest Bank.