FAULKNER COUNTY CONSERVATION
Rocky Harrell has been a Director of the Faulkner County Conservation District since 1983. He owns a trucking business that hauls grain and aggregates. Rocky operates a 700 acre farm where he grows rice and soybeans.
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Rocky lives in Mayflower with his wife Shelia. They have one daughter, Rachael Jones (Josh) and two grandchildren, Tucker and Stella.
Steve Martin has been a member of the Faulkner County Conservation District Board since March 22. 1989. He is retired from the City of Conway Sanitation Department and the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. He has a rice and bean farm located in Arkansas County. He was a dairy farmer in Damascus, AR in the late 70's.
He has been married to Mrs. Betty Martin for over 50 years. They have one daughter, Sarah Martin.
John Harrington retired from the NRCS where he worked as a Soil Conservationist and a District Conservationist for over 35 years. John was stationed in Marion and Perry County before accepting the position of District Conservationist in Faulkner County. John joined the Board of Directors in 2003 after his retirement.
Michael Dickey - Director
Michael Dickey is a lifelong Faulkner County resident. Michael taught special education at the Conway Human Development Center and Greenbrier Middle School for 28 years. Michael and his family have owned cattle his entire life. Michael joined the Board of Directors in 2019.
Since his retirement, Michael has worked as a contractor for the Arkansas Grazing Lands Coalition (AGLC). AGLC promotes rotational grazing and healthy farm management practices for all farmers who own grazing animals.
Michael, his wife Kim, and their two daughters Melanie and Madeline life on Dickey Farms in McGintytown where they own sheep and cattle. Their farm was established in 2001 and Michael began pursuing a rotational grazing system in 2004.
Jeremy Riddle - Director