Project Cotton Runway

Project Cotton Runway Sponsored by Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation, Project Cotton Runway is a new fashion challenge competition designed to provide a unique learning opportunity for Arkansas College students studying fashion. Teams of three students enrolled in fashion design create a mini collection constructed of 100% cotton fabric and compete for scholarships and a trip […]

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The Bee Man, and his not-so-secret life

by Keith Sutton, Arkansas Farm Bureau Should you have the opportunity to meet James Rhein of Mountain Home, two things are certain: you’ll laugh, and you’ll learn lots of interesting things about honeybees. This jovial 75-year-old Baxter County beekeeper is constantly joking with the people around him. But when James is not keeping you in […]

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George’s “Cannot Tell a Lie” Cherry Pie

    Our first president set the standard, teaching us the value of telling the truth when he admitted he’d chopped down the cherry tree when confronted about it by his father. An example we should all still live by today.       Ingredients Two 15-oz. cans of Oregon Specialty Fruit dark sweet cherries […]

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Scenes from the State Fair

The Arkansas State Fair & Livestock Show officially kicked off on Thursday, Oct. 12, with a ribbon cutting at the Fairgrounds in Little Rock. The event marked the beginning of a wild week and a half for youth and families from around the state, as they wrangled, pulled, carried and cajoled their cattle, hogs, goats, […]

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Throwback Thursday {Southern Comfort Food}

Arkansans, like all southerners, love our comfort food. Here are some recipes to bring a down-home taste of southern comfort food to your table. Southern Fried Steak and Gravy   Cheese Grits and a Fried Egg   Going Green with Southern Collards   Fried Potatoes

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Throwback Thursday {National Pecan Day}

Around Arkansas, we are just ‘nuts’ about pecans. So, in honor of National Pecan Day we are including some amazing recipes that showcase pecans. Honey Blueberry Pecan Rice Pudding   Candy With a Crust ~Pecan Pie   Pecans: A Southern Favorite {Kitchen Tip and Spicy Pecan Recipe}   Pecan, Cranberry and Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn […]

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Throwback Thursday {Chicken Recipes}

Did you know that poultry is the leading agricultural industry in Arkansas? To show our love for our farmers, we had included some of our finest chicken recipes. Slow-Cooker Spinach Chicken   Light Chicken Salad   King Ranch Chicken   Hummus Crusted Chicken

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Throwback Thursday {Great Breakfast Ideas}

Looking for new recipes to break the same old breakfast routine? Here are some to get you out of the breakfast routine rut. Blueberry Waffles   Banana Oatmeal Muffins   Homemade Biscuits   Potato Bread French Toast

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Throwback Thursday {Early Vegetables}

Dreaming about sampling some of Arkansas’ fresh-from-the-garden early vegetables? Here are some recipes to make your dreams come true. Broiled Asparagus with Whipped Goat Cheese Spinach and Artichoke Penne   Spicy Garlic Collard Greens   10 Ways to Rock a Radish

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