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New 'Agri Arkansas' episode premieres June 28 on AETN

Posted 23 Jun 2015

'Agri Arkansas,' a monthly series produced by the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), will explore women's changing role within agriculture in The Natural State Sunday, June 28, at 1 p.m.

Furthering the series' mission to explore and highlight the role of agriculture in the state, the June episode of 'Agri Arkansas' examines the contributions and changing roles of women in the state's largest industry. The program discusses how women's roles in agriculture have changed in recent decades with Dr. Jennie Popp of the University of Arkansas. Also featured is the growth of community gardens across the state as Arkansans work to source their own food. A panel discussion led by host and veteran reporter Tony Brooks will close the episode.

'Agri Arkansas' is a celebration of agriculture in Arkansas, featuring experts, innovators and challenges all present in the state's largest industry. This monthly series dedicated to Arkansas's agricultural heritage airs on the last Sunday of each month at 1 p.m. Additional information is available at aetn.org/agriarkansas.

The series is funded, in part, by the Arkansas Department of Agriculture and the Moving Image Trust Fund.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is Arkansas's statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. For more information, visit aetn.org, or follow the AETN blog at aetn.org/engage. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), and KETZ (El Dorado)