Dustin Cowell is a cattle farmer and real estate appraiser who lives in Mount Judea, Newton County. He and his wife Kayla have one daughter, Landry Jo, and they run a cow/calf operation with around 35 momma cows. The couple also serves as chairs of the Arkansas Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee.
Nita and Gary Cooper run a small cattle operation on their farm near Everton, a tiny hamlet in Boone County. They’re still farming and working to put food on tables during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn more about them.
Clark County Farm Bureau President Derek Helms and his wife Carlee operate Helms Dairy Farm near Arkadelphia.
Robby Bevis is a fifth-generation farmer from Lonoke. He holds a degree in agricultural business from Arkansas State University. He and his wife Stephanie have three children and grow corn, soybeans and rice. He has been farming full-time since 1995 and started his own operation in 1999, after graduating from college. He is a member […]
James Meeks is a fifth-generation farmer in Ashley County. He and his business partner and childhood friend, Wendell Moffatt, another multi-generational farmer, decided 22 years ago they “needed to get bigger and sell” produce or “get out of the tomato business entirely.” That’s when the duo started Triple M Farms. Triple M grows tomatoes, pepper, […]
COVID-19 is touching every aspect of society and in agriculture it is bringing a new spiral of anxiety to the “normal” stress anticipating a new growing season.
We paid a visit to Allen and Barbara Primm of Hampton, in Calhoun County. The couple were the 2019 Southwest District Farm Family of the Year and they’ve partnered together for 26 years raising cattle, timber and hay. They love life on their farm and introducing others to it. This is their story.
We visited the Heart Hospital Clinic’s garden and greenhouse to see how the hospital’s culinary team is growing and incorporating microgreens and other fresh produce into their hospital’s meals.
On Big D Ranch near Center Ridge, members of the DeSalvo family have been raising cattle since the 1800s. Today they focus on the development of registered Ultrablack bulls and heifers using artificial insemination, genetic selection and ultrasound data to advance the breed.