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

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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

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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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Throwback Thursday {Chicken Recipes}

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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...

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Chocolate Sweet Potato Truffles

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What if I told you that you could have all the flavor of a rich, fudgy, decadent chocolate truffle, but it actually housed some decent nutrition, too? I think we’d all line up to get a piece of that. Right? The good news is a truffle like that actually exists. And you can easily make it within the walls of your kitchen. The magic...

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John & Mikki Hamilton ~East Central Farm Family of the Year

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John Hamilton grew up farming alongside his dad. He decided to follow in his father’s footsteps his junior year of college. Thanks to a young farmer loan, John purchased two new tractors and began renting land. However, poor prices and tough ground made for five difficult years that nearly forced John out of farming. Things...

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