• Marion D. Fletcher Marion D. Fletcher

      Marion Fletcher has spent his career teaching and mentoring Arkansas young people, first as a vocational agriculture instructor, and, for 20 years, as State Supervisor/Program Manager of Agricultural Education in the Department of Workforce Education. Through his affiliation with […]

  • Paul H. Harvel Paul H. Harvel

    Paul Harvel made his mark on Arkansas agriculture through a lifetime of work with Chambers of Commerce in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Raised on a farm in Keller, Texas,  Harvel’s father was a vocational agriculture teacher. Lessons learned on the […]

  • Justin R. Morris Justin R. Morris

    Justin Morris’ career has been dedicated to improving the sustainability of horticulture and he is renowned worldwide for his contributions to the grape and wine industry. As a result, Morris is recognized as one of the foremost authorities in viticultural […]

  • Bob Spears Bob Spears

    Bob Spears is well known for his contributions to the Arkansas dairy industry. Born in Mountainburg (Crawford County), Spears graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1962. After working as a pig buyer for Swift and Co. in Kansas City […]

  • Collier Wenderoth, Jr. Collier Wenderoth, Jr.

    One of the true pioneers in the Arkansas poultry industry, Collier Wenderoth, Jr. has been instrumental in shaping the poultry business in Arkansas for more than 60 years. Born in Fort Smith and still a resident of the city, Wenderoth […]