Agriculture

Class-Action Blue Diamond Settlement Challenged in Arkansas

Class-Action Blue Diamond Settlement Challenged in Arkansas
Blue Diamond's "all natural" claim (left) has been dropped from its current packaging (right).

A New York attorney said he is coming to Washington County Circuit Court later this month to challenge a class-action settlement against the makers of Blue Diamond almond products that he said is unfair to class members.
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Ritter Grain Operations in Marked Tree Sold to Poinsett Rice & Grain

Ritter Agribusiness of Marked Tree is exiting the grain services business, having sold its grain operations in Marked Tree and with plans to shut down a small operation in Craighead County at the end of the month.
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Disputed Contracts Place Procurement in Spotlight

Disputes over recent state contracts have put Republican lawmakers at odds with the Republican governor, angered potential vendors and muddied understanding on what businesses can expect from the process of awarding state work.
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