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Pesticide Applicator Training Scheduled for January 29

By Chuck Capps, County Extension Agent – Staff Chair, Arkansas County     The UA Arkansas County Extension Service will conduct Pesticide Applicator Training on Wednesday, January 29 at Phillips…

Soybean Yield Contest Winners Announced

            The Arkansas Soybean Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Contest.  The contest divided into 8…

Soybean Producers Invited to Tri-State Forum

  By Chuck Capps, County Extension Agent – Staff Chair, UA Division of Agriculture, Arkansas County   With Arkansas soybean growers breaking 100-bushel barrier three times in 2013, the century…

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Accepting 2014 General EQIP Applications through Jan. 17, 2014

Farmers and landowners in Arkansas have until Jan. 17, 2014, to submit applications to receive financial assistance to implement conservation activities through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for the…

Arkansas Agriculture Department Announces Arkansas Festival Grant Program

The Arkansas Agriculture Department will administer $45,000 in one-time funding made available to the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission for Arkansas festivals featuring an agricultural or forestry product, commerce, or…

NASS: Arkansas Records Broken for Corn, Cotton, Soybeans and Rice

  Fast facts: Ark farmer set yield records of rice, corn, cotton, soy Crops finish strongly despite wet, slow start Despite a soaking start to the 2013 growing season, Arkansas…

Producers Rice Mill Annual Meeting

Over 400 members and guests attended the 70th Annual Membership Meeting of Producers Rice Mill, Inc., held at noon Thursday at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart, Arkansas. George Dunklin,…

Time to Soil Sample Gardens and Lawns

Now is as good time to take soil samples for several reasons. One is that you need a current sample for any fall garden or fall flowerbed changes you may…

Extension Service Sponsors Brucellosis Clinic for Heifer Calves

The UofA Cooperative Extension Service in Arkansas County will be conducting the Fall Brucellosis Vaccination Clinic on Tuesday, October 29. Heifer calves 4-12 months of age which have not been…

ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE SECRETARY COMMENTS ON LACK OF FARM BILL

 Arkansas agriculture producers and rural communities are being impacted by the expiration of the one-year extension of the 2008 Farm Bill and the government shutdown. The lack of a farm…

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