Agriculture

In honor of the Thanksgiving season, join us for a limited Community Spotlight series on Oral Food History Projects, produced by students from the University of Arkansas' Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness.

Today Pete talks with student Conner Lunsford about an interview with his grandmother. Conner describes what poultry farming looked like in the 1950s and 1960s, and how American consumption practices have changed over the decades. 

Stay tuned for more installations of the Oral Food History series. 

In honor of the Thanksgiving season, join us for a limited Community Spotlight series on Oral Food History Projects, produced by students from the University of Arkansas' Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness.

In honor of the Thanksgiving season, join us for a limited Community Spotlight series on Oral Food History Projects, produced by students from the University of Arkansas' Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness.

In honor of the Thanksgiving season, join us for a limited Community Spotlight series on Oral Food History Projects, produced by students from the University of Arkansas' Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness.

Today Pete talks with student Katie Gardner about consumption practices of the American past, and how these practices have changed.  Katie discusses an interview with her grandfather, highlighting the contrast of a homegrown past with a store-bought present. 

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Seth, Connor and Alec Pitts, who run Sugar Hill Ranch in Lincoln, are the 2019 Washington County Farm Family of the Year. The Washington County Farm Bureau and the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service sponsor the program, which is in its 72nd year.

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