• Robert W. Anderson Robert W. Anderson

    Robert W. Anderson grew up on a farm near Ozark. He was an honor student in Agriculture at the University of Arkansas. Mr. Anderson worked as an entomologist, served in the Army three years in the Pacific during WWII, then worked for the Extension Service. […]

  • H. Clay Hansen H. Clay Hansen

    H. Clay Hansen was born and raised on a farm in North Arkansas near Ash Flat. He graduated from the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture in 1937. Mr. Hansen’s work experience has been varied, but almost always associated in some way with the field […]

  • Jack G. Justus Jack G. Justus

    Jack G. Justus was born and raised in Boone County in Northwest Arkansas. He was a product of Arkansas’ educational system, graduating with honors from the University of Arkansas with a B.S. in Agriculture. He was employed by the Cooperative Extension Service from 1953 to […]

  • R. E. Short, Jr. R. E. Short, Jr.

    R. E. Short, Jr. grew up in Wheatley, Arkansas. His father Romeo Ennis Short and his mother Darlene Shearer Short began the family farm there in 1922, and Romy as he is known by his friends continued this tradition of farming with 2,200 acres of […]

  • Dr. Roy J. Smith Jr. Dr. Roy J. Smith Jr.

    Dr. Roy J. Smith Jr. had a great deal to do with the fact that Arkansas is the number-one state in production of rice in the United States. Reliable sources say that we have had a 50-percent increase in yields over the past 30-40 […]