Winning Rice Recipe: Parmesan Shrimp & Rice Casserole

Shelby Bosnick of Moro, Miss Lee County Rice, was named 2017-18 Miss Arkansas Rice on Saturday, August 26. Bosnick, 17, is a senior at Lee Academy and is the daughter of Jason and Ashley Bosnick. You can learn more about Bosnick and the Miss Arkansas Rice contest here. Contestants were judged on their promotion activities […]

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

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. […]

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Fall Farm to Table Recipes

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 turkey, […]

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread (With Chocolate Chunks!)

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 […]

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Throwback Thursday {Cool Summer Salads}

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 {Steaks for Father’s Day}

How about treating your dad to one of these Sizzling Summer Steaks for Father’s Day? Show him how much you care with a tender piece of beef cooked just for him. Chili-Marinated Steaks with Cilantro Cream   Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Chimichurri Vinaigrette Salad   Sirloin Steak with Garlic, Ginger, and Soy Marinade   Grilled […]

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Throwback Thursday {National Salad Month}

There’s nothing quite like fresh salad greens straight from the garden! Celebrate National Salad Month and give your taste buds a fresh green delight with these recipes. Roasted Strawberry Dressing on Turkey Spinach Salad   Arugula Salad with Feta-Pecan Vinaigrette   Fresh, Delicious, Nutritious Kale Salad   Basil Vinaigrette with Spring Greens

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Throwback Thursday {National Egg Month}

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 Eggs

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Throwback Thursday {National Salsa Month/Cinco de Mayo}

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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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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