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UA Cooperative Extension to Hold 12-Week Fitness Class

Are you ready to improve your health? Have you decided it is time for you to start exercising regularly? A regular exercise program can help with weight management, reduce the…

Women of Ireland

Women of Ireland

Lovers of Celtic music are in for a special treat when the act known as Women of Ireland takes to the stage at the Grand Prairie Center on Monday, February…

Some of Arkansas’ Black Leaders

By Don Roth John E. Bush was born in Moscow, Tennessee, in 1856 and is recognized as one of the most outstanding black business leaders of late nineteenth and early…

Pet Talk – Cold Weather and Your Pet

Many pet owners love spending time with their furry friend outside, but during the cold winter months pet owners need to take special precautions to ensure that their pet stays…

Expansion of Refinancing Program

Residents in 15 Additional States and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Join Pilot Program  Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is adding 15 more states and the Commonwealth…

Arkansas Tales

Arkansas Tales

The Grand Prairie Center will feature Arkansas Tales performed by Arkansas Art’s Center-Children’s Theatre on Tour at 2:00pm on Saturday, February 9th in the Riceland Auditorium.  The Grand Prairie Center…

Arkansas Soil Workshops

Fast Facts: Two soil fertility workshops, Feb. 12 at Arkansas State University; Feb. 13 at Dumas Register online www.regonline.com/Soil_Fertility_Workshop $50 registration fee includes lunch For more info, contact Leo Espinoza,501-671-2168…

Small fly could be big trouble

Fast Facts: Spotted wing drosophila, or SWD, found in traps in Johnson, Washington, White counties Spotted wing drosophila blamed for tens of millions of dollars in damage to fruit in…

Bounties Were Big Business

By Don Roth A program of monetary incentive to increase retention and to attract new recruits was the intention of the bounty system.  The Confederate government first authorized a $10…

Farm Bureau applauds FSA action, program procedures

Arkansas Farm Bureau applauds the Farm Services Agency for expediting sign-up procedures after Congress extended the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 by one year to include the 2013…