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In Farm Bureau New employees at ArFB Arkansas Farm Bureau has hired Zac Bradley as director of public policy for national affairs, Ross Dunn as assistant director of public policy, local affairs and rural development, and Ethan Branscum assistant director of commodity activities and economics. Bradley comes to Farm Bureau after working as Wal-Mart’s manager of public affairs, campaign and policy. Dunn has been working as a special assistant in the attorney general’s office. “Both possess good experience and strong skill sets that will help us achieve our goals and objectives,” said Stanley Hill, Farm Bureau’s vice president of public policy. “I’m happy to have them looking out for the needs and interests of agriculture and rural Arkansas.” Bradley earned Bradley a Bachelor of Arts Twenty-six students from across Arkansas attended the National Leadership Forum June 2-7 on the Harding University campus in Searcy. County Farm Bureaus sponsor the young leaders who attend the annual conference to learn more about leadership issues, family values, foreign policy, free enterprise and more. The American Studies Institute at Harding University plans and conducts the forum, which includes students from several states. degree from Yale University in 2006. Before his most-recent job with Wal-Mart, Bradley worked in the Arkansas attorney general’s office as public affairs director. He also worked for U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor’s office as a legislative correspondent. In 2012, Bradley was mentioned in Arkansas Business’ “20 in Their 20s” article for being among Arkansas’ most influential young adults in public service and intergovernmental affairs. Dunn is a 2012 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of ArFB state board member Tom Jones of Pottsville addressed animal care issues for those attending the summer commodity divisions meeting in Russellville on June 3. Members of the beef cattle, equine, poultry and swine divisions gathered at Lake Point Conference Center to learn about the latest news and trends in their respective areas of agriculture. KEITH SUTTON photo Arts degree in political science and communications. He worked as an intern with U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor’s office and as a legislative aide with Noble Strategies. Dunn also worked as farm manager for Whitehead Dunn Farms in Marianna. Bradley will be responsible for the execution of lobbying activities, serve as a liaison to certain federal KEITH SUTTON photo A Publication of Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation June 13, 2014 • Vol. 17, No. 12

Farm Bureau Press - June 13, 2014

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