Tagged: arkansas cooperative extension service

Conference on Farm Bill Scheduled in Morrilton

by Associated Press 1/8/2013 7:35 am

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service has scheduled a conference in Conway to discuss the federal Farm Bill.

Sky-High Peanut Prices a ‘Lucky Deal’ for Arkansas Planters

by Kate Knable 11/19/2012 12:00 am

In 2010, peanut buyers courted Arkansas farmers as prospective peanut planters and then bought at steep prices all the peanuts Arkansans planted. The following year, more Arkansans planted peanuts and their crops sold at prices “in reach of the highest they’d ever been,” Phillips County farmer Michael Taylor said.

Arkansas Cattle Farms Sustain $128 Million in Losses in 2012 Drought

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2012 12:00 am

The 2012 summer drought has resulted in the state’s cow and calf producers losing an estimated $128 million this year, according to a report by the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.