Arkansas Neighbor Stories

Resourcefulness & An Eye On Cost

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A new hay barn sits near the road in West Fork, Ark. It is the latest construction project for Chris and Diana Coker, who run a 156-acre family cattle operation.


Building a Home on the Range

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Joe and Carel Leak of Proctor, Okla., have constructed two pasture-raised chicken houses for layers whose eggs are destined to be marketed as pasture-raised and organic by Vital Farms.


Childhood Dreams Become Reality

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In 1983, Larry James of Hindsville, Ark., and his father Darrel began piecing together land in hopes of someday having a full-time farm.


Missouri Neighbor Stories

Making the Law Livestock-Friendly

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“It all started when a tree fell on a fence row on my Dad’s farm where my heifers were pastured,” said Clay Doeden, a Cedar County, Mo. native who runs 130 head of beef cattle around Bear Creek, near Stockton.


Finding a Marketable Niche

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The first thing you notice is the smell when you near the Walrath farm. There isn’t one.


Shelby’s Chance

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Sometimes, in order for someone to succeed in life, all they need is a chance.


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