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2016 North Central District Farm Family of the Year – Fred & Dorothy Sue Denison

By    Posted in Faces of Agriculture, Featured Farmer, Slow Cooker

Fred and Dorothy Sue Denison may have been in the farming game for quite some time, but they are both sharp as a whip and still working hard on their beef cattle and hay farm in Independence County. It’s their passion and dedication that have helped Fred and Dorothy Sue earn the title of the 2016 Independence County Farm Family...

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2016 East Central District Farm Family of the Year – Chris & Nesha Smith

By    Posted in Dessert, Faces of Agriculture, Featured Farmer

In this day and time, you don’t see many first generation farmers as it’s a hard business to get into, but Chris and Nesha Smith have defeated the odds. They purchased their farm in 2004 and have worked diligently to build their cattle herd and instill in their 10-year-old daughter their same passion for agriculture. Chris and...

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Fall Farm to Table Recipes

By    Posted in Arkansas Recipes, Dessert, Dinner, Featured Farmer, Front Porch Magazine, Holiday, Side Items

It may not feel like fall just yet, but it’s time for our fall issue of Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Front Porch magazine (which you can see here). This fall’s issue focuses the bountiful harvest of Arkansas farmers that helps fill our holiday tables or football tailgate plates at this time of year. Whether it’s...

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread (With Chocolate Chunks!)

By    Posted in Arkansas Recipes

When a friend gave me some zucchini from her garden a few summers ago, it stayed on my kitchen counter for most of the week. I occasionally glanced over at it, wondering what to do with this vegetable for a family (myself included) who doesn’t like squash. For my family who likes dark chocolate (myself included), my mother-in-law...

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Throwback Thursday {Cool Summer Salads}

By    Posted in Salad

With summer vacation in full swing, weekends at the lake and late nights at the ball field, these recipes for a ‘cool’ summer salads will help to keep the heat away. Arkansas Rice, Corn and Black Bean Salad   Secret Fruit Salad   Easy Pasta Salad Gluten-Free Summer Veggie Pasta Salad   Fresh Cucumber and...

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Watermelon Granita
Jul 19, 16
 

By    Posted in Arkansas Recipes, July

Cave City? Hope? Your own backyard? No matter what kind of watermelon or where they are grown in Arkansas, one thing is for certain: landing that perfectly sweet specimen is a rite of passage for summer. Sweet, juicy, sticky and always best served cold, watermelon brings people together. It take a group to eat one! If you are...

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