Agriculture

At Tyson Foods, Christine Daugherty Will Lead Animal Well-Being Efforts
Christine Daugherty

At Tyson Foods, Christine Daugherty Will Lead Animal Well-Being Efforts

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale names Dr. Christine Daugherty as its new vice president for animal well-bring programs.
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Arkansas Farm Bureau Re-Elects Randy Veach as President

Arkansas Farm Bureau members have re-elected Randy Veach as president and Rich Hillman as vice president. Members also re-elected five board members and selected two new board members on Friday, the final day of the organization's annual convention in Hot Springs.
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Cuba Releasing Spy for US in Move to Restore Ties

Cuba has freed a Cuban man who was imprisoned for nearly 20 years for spying for the United States, American officials said Wednesday as President Barack Obama announced steps toward restoring diplomatic relations.
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Lawsuit Says Turner Grain Companies Shared Assets as 'Same Entity'

The financial mess at Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley is getting messier.
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Asa Hutchinson Asks Farmers to Support $100M Tax Cut

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Arkansas Research Alliance Launches ARA Fellows Program

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