• Troy Buck Troy Buck

    Troy Buck has spent 46 years in vocational agriculture, leading two of the state’s largest FFA chapters and affecting the lives of countless students along the way. A native of Alpine (ClarkCounty), Buck earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in agriculture […]

  • U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers

    Dale Bumpers’ impact on agriculture will last far beyond his lifetime, a testament to his vision and intense interest in research and the practical aspects of family farming. As a two-term governor, and four-termU.S.senator, Bumpers championed numerous agricultural causes. Additionally, […]

  • Harold Loyd “Hal” Lewis Harold Loyd “Hal” Lewis

    Dr. H.L. Lewis’ impact on theU.S.cotton industry cannot be overstated. His research led to the development of the cotton module builder, development of Boll Weevil Eradication technology and the micronaire test procedure to help producers determine the best time to […]

  • Robert L. “Bob” McGinnis Robert L. “Bob” McGinnis

    Bob McGinnis was a cotton producer who spent 20 years as a state representative, with agriculture’s best interest always in mind. A native of Marianna (LeeCounty), McGinnis served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1979-1999 representing District 97, which […]

  • Betty T. Sloan Betty T. Sloan

    Betty Sloan spearheaded the efforts of one ofNortheast Arkansas’ largest farming operations as president and manager of E. Sloan Farms and B&G Land Co., both family-owned corporations. The late Eugene Sloan founded E. Sloan Farms and put together 15,000 acres […]