Arkansas Neighbor Stories

Walking in Grandpa’s Footsteps

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When Susie Means was a little girl, her grandpa, Carthel Means, encouraged her interest in his tractor. “When I was little he would let me cut hay with that big green tractor,” Susie said. “I was going really slowly. He told me to kick it up. Then he told me one day, I’m going to get you to  [ ... ]


Like Santa in October

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Agritourism is a growing industry in Arkansas supported by a detailed website for 345 locations throughout the state that includes livestock, wineries, horse camps, crops and farmers markets. With Halloween just around the corner, pumpkin patches and mazes are in full swing. McGarrah Farms Pumpkin P [ ... ]


Cattle, Soil and Bees

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Rick Stanislaus was raised in Watts, Okla., and followed a long route until he finally returned to the area and became the ag teacher at Watts High School.


Missouri Neighbor Stories

Trail Tested, Hunting Approved

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Jim Nichols was raised around Missouri Fox Trotters in the Mansfield, Mo., area and his father was on the original Missouri Fox Trotters Horse Breed Association Board of Directors. Likewise, he brought up his daughters, Mitzi and Monica around the breed as well and they have all spent years in the s [ ... ]


Taking the Cheese Challenge

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Owned by Lesley and Barry Million, Terrell Creek Farm is located in Webster County near Fordland, Mo. They got their first goats in 2007 for their own personal use. Lesley stated, “We started the business in 2011. It was kind of a justification for me to be able to have goats.”


Finding the Perfect Cross

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Marvin Burnett is retired from the Missouri Department of Transportation where he worked on highway maintenance while his wife, Barbara, is a retired elementary schoolteacher. The couple met early in life when Barbara’s father was hired to move Marvin’s family from Kansas to Arkansas when Marvin [ ... ]


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