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How Arkansas Livestock Became Ambassadors

Dog Protecting Sheep at Heifer Ranch More than 65 million people have been touched by the giving that continues today through Heifer International.  Founder Dan West helped organize the first shipment of heifers to Puerto Rico in 1944, after he’d been inspired doing relief work in the Spanish Civil War.  The Midwestern farm boy thought […]

Continue Reading By on April 18, 2012 in agriculture, farming, poverty

Arkansas Ranch with Global Mission Reach

Listening to the rooster and petting the goats were the fun experiences my kids enjoyed the morning after our overnight stay at Heifer Ranch.  Having spent my entire childhood on a working family farm, I expressed how nostalgic our visit felt when I met Operations and Volunteer Manager Diane Gunvalson for our interview.  Gunvalson smiled […]

Continue Reading By on April 17, 2012 in agriculture, farming, green, poverty, sustainable