Formed in 1935, Arkansas Farm Bureau (AFB) represents more than 190,000 member families around the state. It is a grassroots organization that advocates for and promotes agriculture throughout Arkansas, the region and the country. The mission of Arkansas Farm Bureau is to:
Advocate the interests of agriculture in the public arena; disseminate information concerning the value and importance of agriculture and provide products and services which improve the quality of life for its members.
The work of Arkansas Farm Bureau is conducted in county Farm Bureaus by volunteer leaders serving on boards and committees and planning social outings, educational workshops, political action and community forums; encouraging agricultural education in public schools; writing policy that guides lobbying efforts and emphasizing the economic importance of agriculture.