Arkansas: Soil Testing Streamlined by New Online System Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019The newly installed Laboratory Information Management System, or LIMS, at the Soil Testing and Research Laboratory at Marianna will provide added convenience for soil test customers and streamline processing for […]

Arkansas: Soy Acres Lowest in 5 Decades; Cotton Continues Expansion Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019Arkansas’ soybean acreage has dropped to its lowest point since 1960, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service crops resurvey figures released Monday. When NASS released its June 30 acreage […]

Ag Roundtable: Farmers Need to Diversify; Reduce Reliance on China Jul 29, 2019

🕔Jul 29, 2019An agricultural roundtable on Monday presented two key takeaways for farmers: find ways to reduce their reliance on China as a market, and don’t count on Market Facilitation Program payments […]

Arkansas: Milo Schult, Longest Service Extension Head, Dies Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019Milo J. Shult, the longest-serving head of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, is being remembered for his dedication to improving the lives of Arkansans through research, extension […]

Arkansas: Southwestern Counties Bear Brunt of Barry’s Rain Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019With rainfall totals of more than a foot in some places on Tuesday, the slow-moving remnants of Hurricane Barry washed out roads, shuttered businesses and had ranchers checking to be […]

Arkansas: Barry’s Wet, Windy Saunter Brings Additional Worries Jul 16, 2019

🕔Jul 16, 2019The slow-rolling bête noir that was Barry was best summed up in a tweet by Stephen Hoskyn, who farms near Stuttgart: “Tropical Storm Barry is like that friend that comes […]

Arkansas: Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Farm Field Day, Brinkley, July 25 Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019Two farmer-mentors, specialists from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and the Soil Health Institute will be guiding growers on July 25 through demonstrations and discussions of ways […]

Arkansas Cotton Gin Numbers Lower in 2018 May 28, 2019

🕔May 28, 2019Arkansas’ brief rally in the number active cotton gins has ended, as open gins declined from 33 to 28 between 2017 and 2018, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service. […]

Arkansas: Industrial Hemp Webinar Recording Available Online May 2, 2019

🕔May 2, 2019Arkansas is one of several dozen states that have enacted some type of law allowing or promoting the production of industrial hemp. The regulations regarding growth, use and transport of […]

Arkansas Webinar: Growing Industrial Hemp, April 29 Apr 24, 2019

🕔Apr 24, 2019The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is hosting an April 29 webinar that will parse the legalities of industrial hemp production in Arkansas. There is no cost to […]

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