Agriculture Archive

George's Inc. to Buy Ozark Mountain Poultry

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/5/2018 02:21 pm

George's Inc. of Springdale, a producer of poultry products and prepared foods, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ozark Mountain Poultry Inc. of Rogers.

Conway T-Mobile, Lonoke Burger King Transactions Total $4M

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/3/2018 12:00 am

A telecommunications store in Conway, a fast-food outlet in Lonoke and farmland in Lonoke County add up to three million dollar-plus transactions in central Arkansas.

US and Mexico Tentatively Set to Replace NAFTA with New Deal

by Associated Press 8/27/2018 11:42 am

The Trump administration and Mexico have reached a preliminary accord to end the North American Free Trade Agreement and replace it with a deal that the administration wants to be more favorable to the United States.

Northwest Arkansas' Task? Working on Good Problems

by Marty Cook 8/27/2018 12:00 am

As the growth spree in northwest Arkansas rolls on, worries like scarce housing and infrastructure arise.

Asher Shopping Center Rings Up $4.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/27/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of Americas Realty in Pikesville, Maryland, purchased the 143,210-SF retail center at 6420 Col. Glenn Road.

Anthony Timberlands Buys Sawmill In Union County

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/23/2018 01:32 pm

Anthony Timberlands Inc. announced Thursday that it will purchase the hardwood sawmill and chip mill facility in Mt. Holly (Union County) that is owned and operated by Watson Sawmill Company Inc.

Tyson Foods to Buy Keystone for $2.16B Cash

by Lance Turner 8/20/2018 06:43 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announced Monday that it will buy the Keystone Foods business from Marfrig Global Foods of São Paulo, Brazil, for $2.16 billion in cash.

Farm Owners Say They Were 'Hoodwinked' Over Convoluted Loan Process

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/20/2018 12:00 am

A Springdale couple is suing the buyers, the real estate agent and the bank involved in the sale of their chicken farm, saying they were “hoodwinked” in the convoluted process.

UA Professor, Startup Work to Cleanse the World's Water

by Marty Cook 8/20/2018 12:00 am

Life comes down to water, and Lauren Greenlee is working on a project she hopes will one day make the world's water supply much cleaner.

Green Markets Draw Enviro Tech, Solfuels to Delta

by George Waldon 8/20/2018 12:00 am

Two relative newcomers to the Arkansas roster of chemical companies continue to grow their Phillips County operations since setting up shop.

River Park Apartments Sold for $7.1M

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/13/2018 12:00 am

An apartment project in Little Rock's Riverdale area and agri acreage in southeast Pulaski County were at the heart of two recent real estate transactions.

The Problem With Patience (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 8/13/2018 12:00 am

We have a question for President Donald Trump: Which is more important, defeating countries like China in a trade war or a booming U.S. economy?

Apartment Project Trio Spawns $20.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/13/2018 12:00 am

BBR Oil LLC of Iowa City bought the 280-unit Spanish Valley Apartments, the 181-unit Spanish Willows Apartments and the 109-unit Spanish Viento Apartments in southwest Little Rock.

Tyson Foods To Sell TNT Crust

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2018 08:56 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announced Friday that it will sell its pizza crust business, TNT Crust, to an affiliate of private equity firm Peak Rock Capital of Austin, Texas.

Former Tyson CFO Dennis Leatherby Dies

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2018 11:27 am

Dennis Leatherby, Tyson Foods Inc.'s longtime CFO who retired in April, died Monday. He was 58.

Tyson Foods' 3Q Profit Beats Expectations

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/6/2018 10:53 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports fiscal third-quarter profit of $541 million, up from $447 million in the same quarter last year and well ahead of analysts' expectations.

Give and Take (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 8/6/2018 12:00 am

Federal economic policy appears to be non-ideological. Let's call it whimsical. Americans have a reduction in the taxes we pay, but with tariffs, an increase in the prices of products we buy.

A Bird? A Plane? It's Drone Ward

by Kyle Massey 8/6/2018 12:00 am

As remote-control commercial drones fill more roles in agriculture, construction, engineering and real estate, they have found a special place in advertising.

Seal Energy Solutions Teams Up With LightWave Solar

by Kyle Massey 8/2/2018 10:57 am

After facing LightWave Solar LLC as a competitor, Seal Energy Solutions CEO Josh Davenport knew he wanted the Tennessee solar installation company as an ally.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/30/2018 11:43 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments to boards and commissions.