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Farmers express their opinions at the Arkansas State Capitol



Little Rock, Arkansas – More than 200 farmers participated in “Arkansas Farmer’s Day” on Tuesday morning, from the barn to the Arkansas State Capitol building.

Farmers had the chance to discuss important legislation to advance agriculture in the state with lawmakers at the event, which was organized by Farm Bureau.

These gatherings need to be held annually, according to Jamie Anderson, a fourth-generation breeder of bait fish, to promote Arkansas’ top industry.

“Just a reminder of how important it is with Arkansas industry that produces our food, fiber, our fuel that keeps Arkansas running and fed along with many parts of our nation that we outsource that to,” Anderson said.

According to Anderson, farmers are following the national debates over the farm bill, which will have an effect on many in the agriculture sector.