• James T. “Red” Hudson James T. “Red” Hudson

    James T. “Red” Hudson followed a path to success that lead from a Checkerboard Feed Store in Florida to being the founder of a $750 million food company. A son of the South, “Red” Hudson was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and raised in […]

  • Dr. Harry R. Rosen Dr. Harry R. Rosen

    Dr. Harry R. Rosen  made numerous significant contributions to Arkansas agriculture in over 40 years as a professor of plant pathology at the University of Arkansas. His pioneering research brought to the state the breeding for host-plant disease resistance for field and horticultural crops. […]

  • L. F. “Fred” Seidenstricker L. F. “Fred” Seidenstricker

    L. F. “Fred” Seidenstricker was born and reared on his family farm near Hazen. He attended public school there through the eighth grade, and he has been active in agriculture all his life. It was through Mr. Seidenstricker’s urging that Arkansas Grain Corp., […]

  • John Stephens John Stephens

    John Stephens enjoyed a career in agriculture highlighted by many achievements. His vision and ability to sell farmers on the benefits of technology, such as the mechanical cotton picker and anhydrous ammonia, have been invaluable to the state, region and nation. He also played a […]

  • I.L. “Ish” Stivers I.L. “Ish” Stivers

    I.L. “Ish” Stivers taught vocational agriculture for 19 years at Lakeside High School in Hot Springs. He also was agriculture loan officer and vice-president for 18 years at First National Bank in that city. When Mr. Stivers retired from the bank and moved to the […]