Arkansas Century Farm Program Honors 32 Farm Families from 29 Counties
LITTLE ROCK, AR – Governor Asa Hutchinson was joined by Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward and the Arkansas Department of Agriculture in inducting 32 additional Arkansas farms into the Arkansas Century Farm Program November 5, 2021.
Agriculture is Arkansas’s largest industry, contributing more than $21 billion to the state’s economy annually
and providing one of every six jobs in the state. Arkansas consistently ranks in the top 25 nationally in the
production of more than 15 agricultural commodities.
526 farms are currently recognized as Arkansas Century Farms throughout the state. The 32 newly inducted
Century Farms are located in the following 29 counties: Arkansas, Benton, Boone, Bradley, Carroll, Clay,
Cleburne, Craighead, Dallas, Desha, Faulkner, Fulton, Garland, Hot Spring, Howard, Jackson, Jefferson,
Lawrence, Lonoke, Monroe, Nevada, Ouachita, Perry, Prairie, Pulaski, Scott, St. Francis, White, and Yell.
Martin Tree Farm owner Robert Kyle Martin of Texarkana, Arkansas was one of 32 inductees in the 2021 Century Farm Program. The 120 acre Loblolly Pine Tree Farm is located in Prescott, Arkansas in Nevada County. Martin Tree Farm was established in 1912 and has been in the family 109 years. Martin Tree Farm was certified by the Arkansas Forestry Commission Forest Stewardship in 2006. In 2013 Martin Tree Farm was third party audited earning American Tree Farm Certification (ATFS).
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