• Robert L. “Bob” Buice Robert L. “Bob” Buice

    Robert L. “Bob” Buice has been called “an Arkansas broadcast legend.” Mr. Buice graduated from North Little Rock High School and attended Little Rock Junior College. After three years in the army during World War II he returned to the […]

  • Dr. C. E. “Chuck” Caviness Dr. C. E. “Chuck” Caviness

    Dr. C. E. “Chuck” Caviness is “Dr. Soybean” in the minds of many mid-south soybean producers due to the tremendous contribution he has made to the soybean industry. Dr. Caviness has released 9 widely adopted varieties of soybeans and for several years Arkansas farmers […]

  • Dr. Charles Lincoln Dr. Charles Lincoln

    Dr. Charles Lincoln a native of Benton County, Arkansas graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1934 with a B.S.A. degree. He obtained the Ph.D. degree from Cornell University in 1938. From 1938-1942 he remained on the staff of Cornell University. Dr. Lincoln returned to […]

  • Jess C. Merkle Jess C. Merkle

    Jess C. Merkle was born in 1912 in McAlester, Oklahoma. He graduated from Hartshorne High School and attended Oklahoma A&M College. After employment in the produce and poultry industries, with J. H. Johnson, he formed J-M Poultry Packing Company and moved to El Dorado, Arkansas, […]

  • Winthrop Rockefeller Winthrop Rockefeller

    Winthrop Rockefeller moved to Arkansas from his native state of New York in 1953. He purchased land and established Winrock Farms on Petit Jean Mountain. Through proper land management and progressive livestock breeding practices, Mr. Rockefeller developed Winrock Farms into an internationally known and respected agricultural […]