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Arkansas Crops Break Records Despite Drought

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

Despite the summer’s punishing drought, Arkansas farmers produced record crops of soybeans, corn and rice and a robust cotton crop, according to figures released earlier this month by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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.