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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Fall Farm to Table Recipes

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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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Throwback Thursday {Cool Summer Salads}

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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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Throwback Thursday {National Egg Month}

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Did you know that in 2015, Arkansas farms produced over 3 billion eggs? That’s a lot of eggs! To celebrate National Egg Month, we’re highlighting some amazing egg recipes.  Pepper Jack Sausage and Cream Cheese Breakfast Casserole   Fresh Sorrel and Mushroom Omelets   Spring Frittata   Spinach and Scrambled...

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Throwback Thursday {National Salsa Month/Cinco de Mayo}

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! What better way to celebrate with our neighbors south of the border than with some fresh salsa made from ingredients from farms right here in Arkansas. It’s also a great way to celebrate National Salsa Month! Two-Bean Tacos with Dry Salsa   Fresh Peach and Tomato Salsa   Grilled Southwest Steaks...

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