Tagged: arkansas rice federation

Stalled Asian Trade Deal Could Impact Arkansas Crops

by Rick Fahr 8/25/2014 12:00 am

There is nothing simple about international trade agreements, and Arkansas farmers, ranchers and loggers have found themselves caught in the middle of tense talks as U.S. officials try to finalize a huge deal in Asia.

Farmers Dismayed As New Farm Bill Dumps Direct Payments

by Rick Fahr 8/25/2014 12:00 am

The threatened end of cash subsidies to the nation’s row crop farmers dates back through at least the last two iterations of national agriculture policy legislation. That threat became real, though, earlier this year when Congress passed the newest Farm Bill.

Arkansan Dow Brantley Elected Chairman of USA Rice Federation

by Jan Cottingham 7/15/2014 3:23 pm

Dow Brantley, chairman of the Arkansas Rice Federation and a prominent Arkansas farmer, has been elected chairman of the USA Rice Federation.

USA Rice, Arkansas Rice to Hold Farm Bill Briefing on Friday

by Lee Hogan 3/19/2014 12:02 pm

USA Rice and Arkansas Rice are hosting a briefing Friday morning on the 2014 Farm Bill at the Fowler Center on the Arkansas State University campus.

Ducks Unlimited CEO to Speak at Rice Council, Rice Farmers Event

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2014 11:27 am

The Arkansas Rice Council and Arkansas Rice Farmers will hold its annual meeting and trade show beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday Jan. 30 in at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart.

Arkansas Farmers Face New Challenges with Climate Change

by Jan Cottingham 3/18/2013 12:00 am

While the U.S. Department of Agriculture warns of "overall detrimental effects" stemming from climate change by the middle of this century, some farmers reject that cause, saying when it comes to the weather, all bets are off.

Arkansas Business: The Best & Worst News of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

There was good news and there was bad news in Arkansas in 2012. And in case you’ve forgotten the details, the Arkansas Business staff is here to remind you.

Arsenic Suit Seeks To Pit Arkansas Chicken and Rice Sectors Against Each Another

by Jan Cottingham 11/19/2012 12:00 am

A lawsuit seeks to pit Arkansas’ iconic rice industry against its iconic chicken industry, freighting what had been a happy pairing in Arkansas agriculture with the fear of “devastating” financial losses.