Agriculture

FAA Contemplating Whether Millions of Drones Will Fill Skies

FAA Contemplating Whether Millions of Drones Will Fill Skies

So many people are registering drones and applying for drone pilot licenses that federal aviation officials said Friday they wonder if there will eventually be millions of unmanned aircraft crowding the nation's skies.
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Arkansas-Based Farmers' Co-Op Announces New Funding

A farmers' cooperative in north Arkansas has received a new source of funding to reduce costs and increase production in the state.
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At Conference, Tyson Foods Touts Stable Earnings, Sales Growth

Tyson Foods Inc. executives told investors at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference last week that the company is aiming for single-digit growth in fiscal 2017.
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Maumelle Villas Moved in $8.5 Million Deal

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Magnolia Appraiser Sued for Low Cut on Timber

A Missouri company accused a Magnolia timber appraiser and forestry management services company of making errors when handling about 4,200 acres of timberland. read more >

United Federal Credit Union Wins Top Honor at Best Places to Work Awards

Arkansas Business and the Best Companies Group honors 29 Arkansas companies with "Best Places to Work" awards, which honor firms that have exceptional workplace environments. read more >

UA Earns Record $101.7M in Research Funding

The University of Arkansas says it received $101.7 million in research — the highest level in the university's history and 27 percent more than it got in 2015 — for the fiscal year that ended June 30. read more >

Rodney Baker To Lead Producers & Owners Association (Movers & Shakers)

Rodney Baker has been hired as executive director of the Arkansas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association in Little Rock. read more >

Meet 20 In Their 20s: The New Influentials Class of 2016

Twenty of Arkansas' young leaders show the energy and ambition and adventurous spirit that is obvious in our state's business legends, even decades after they were in their 20s. We're proud to introduce these New Influentials and to consider all the potential they offer our state in the decades to come. read more >

Bad Boy Mowers Sharpens Blade in Patent Lawsuit

Bad Boy Mowers of Batesville has hauled its cross-town competitor into court over allegations that it's infringing on a Bad Boy patent for lawnmowers. read more >

Is 'Cauliflower Rice' Going Mainstream? Green Giant Hopes So

Swapping out the rice and potatoes in dishes with chopped-up cauliflower has gained traction with low-carb dieters. read more >

Kroger Cuts Sales Forecast on Falling Prices

Kroger reported weaker-than-expected revenue Friday and said it was hurt by falling prices for eggs, meats and other products, forcing it to lower its sales forecast for the year. read more >

Crop Damage Caused by Arkansas Rains Could Top $40M

Record-setting rainfall in Arkansas last month may cost row crop farmers $40 million to $50 million. That's according to a preliminary report issued by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. read more >

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