Arkansas Rice Farmers to elect board members in January

The Arkansas Rice Farmers will hold elections for the ARF Board of Directors on Jan. 30 at the Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting in Stuttgart. Arkansas farmers interested in seeking a position on the ARF Board of Directors must submit a written request for a candidate petition from the Arkansas Rice Farmers Board by Dec. 16. Requests must be submitted by email to Petitions should include 15 signatures of support from USDA FSA registered rice farmers and a candidate biography. The deadline to submit a petition is Jan. 3.