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“Agri Arkansas” - Poultry, DeSalvo Family & Local Produce

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On Sunday, Aug. 31, at 1 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 4, at 6:30 p.m., "Agri Arkansas," takes a closer look at the poultry industry in Arkansas with "The Chicken of Tomorrow."  

Plus, we will visit with the 2013 Farm Family of the Year the DeSalvo family of Conway County.   

Agri Arkansas DeSalvo Family

And, if you're looking for help in finding local produce, the Arkansas Agriculture Department has some online tools that may be of interest!   

Agri Arkansas Arkansas Grown

Panelists joining our host Tony Brooks include Preston Scroggin, director of the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission and Phillip DeSalvo of Big D Ranch.

“Agri Arkansas” 

Sunday, Aug. 31, at 1 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 4, at 6:30 p.m.

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