Arkansas Neighbor Stories

A Unique Story, Operation

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Meyenberg Goat Milk has been operating a goat milk processing plant in Yellville, Ark., since 1954. However, the plant has a history even before that.


Focusing on Research

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Katahdin sheep are the focus of a long-term research program at the Agricultural Research Service’s Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center outside of Booneville, Ark.


Milk & More at Mountain-Berry Farm

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On any given summer day, 5-year-old Aubrey Stanley can be found in a pen playing with her family’s Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats. Located in the Ozarks between Mulberry and Mountainberg, Ark., Mountain-Berry Farm is owned and operated by Bill and Samantha Stanley.


Missouri Neighbor Stories

Genetics are Key for the Goodnights

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Jon and Ann Goodnight’s Spring Valley Farm is located on old Route 66 near Bois D’ Arc, Mo., and was originally owned by Ann’s grandfather, who operated a Grade A dairy.


Raising Colorful Goats

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For Steve Guthrie near Miller, Mo., in Lawrence County, Boer goats are no laughing matter. They are what he hopes may provide a full-time income some day, but there are still funny things that happen on the farm.


Krazy for Katahdins

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Randy and Melody Wehner of rural Dallas County, near Long Lane, Mo., will be the first to tell you they have had different breeds of sheep over the years, but without a doubt, Katahdins, which are haired sheep, are their hands-down favorites.


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