• Arnold Berner Arnold Berner

    Arnold Berner was a supporter of and leader in Arkansas agriculture for more than 40 years. He was reared on a poultry and dairy farm in Benton County, and a graduate of Springdale High School. A veteran of four years’ World War II service […]

  • Dr. Connell J. Brown Dr. Connell J. Brown

    Dr. Connell J. Brown was reared on a general livestock farm near Valley Springs, where he graduated high school in 1940. Dr. Brown served with the U.S. Army Air Force as a radio operator in the Pacific from 1943 to 1946. On his return, […]

  • Armstead M. Feland, III Armstead M. Feland, III

    Armstead M. Feland, IIIwas raised on a farm in Kentucky. He attended the College of Agriculture at the University of Kentucky. His work in farmer cooperatives began in 1947, when he was hired as a manager trainee in a local farm supply cooperative in […]

  • Jacob Hartz, Sr. Jacob Hartz, Sr.

    Jacob Hartz, Sr.  was a pioneer in soybean production and seed processing throughout Arkansas and the Mid-South. After completing only six years of formal education, he worked as a sales representative for the International Harvester Company before starting his own business. In August of […]

  • John E. Tull, Jr. John E. Tull, Jr.

    John E. Tull, Jr. has owned and operated a diversified farming operation in his hometown of Lonoke, Arkansas, which produced rice, soybeans, corn, wheat and cattle. Through the years, Mr. Tull has served in every capacity of the Arkansas and National Rice Councils, as president […]