Five FFA members were recently named U.S. Presidential Scholars for their accomplishments in academics, the arts, and career and technical education.
The Arkansas Virtual Academy FFA Chapter has been providing students the opportunity to be a part of the National FFA Organization since 2018.
Eldon Cooper shouldn’t be here today. After all, the odds were stacked against him that cold February evening when he and his John Deere tractor went under the water on his Clarkridge, Arkansas, property. “People have said I was really lucky; that I should buy lottery tickets,” Eldon said. “Let me tell you, this was […]
Big equipment costs big bucks, and now Ronnie Simmons Farm in Arkansas is in the hole $200,000 after two people are accused of stealing two of the farm’s tractors and damaged them while joyriding. Local TV station KAIT8 reported that Derrick Whittaker, 21, and a 13-year-old took a John Deere tractor — and ultimately got it […]
Former NBA star Scottie Pippen and his family are offering a $2,500 reward for information in connection to the theft of two tractors from their family farm in Arkansas. According to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, the Kubota and John Deere, worth $50,000, were taken from the farm in Hamburg, late March 28 or early March […]
Six Arkansas farmers will be allowed to spray dicamba this growing season while the rest of the state will remain under a statewide ban on the herbicide. On Friday Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox ruled the farmers can spray past the April 15th cutoff date. In November the six growers had sued the Arkansas […]
Our hearts go out to this Lonsdale, Arkansas farmer who lost 26 cattle last week after a lightning bolt hit a barbed wire they were standing near. According to KARK 4 News, the cows and calves were lined up against the barbed wire fence, seeking shelter during Wednesday night’s storms, when lighting struck the fence. […]
The Arkansas ban on dicamba continues after a judge threw out Monsanto’s lawsuit to stop the state from blocking sale of the product. On Friday the Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Chris Piazza cited a recent Arkansas Supreme Court decision that the state cannot be made a defendant in court. In June, the Arkansas State […]