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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' Top Crop? Soybeans Beat Rice in 2011

by Gwen Moritz 11/19/2012 12:00 am

While the dollar value of the state’s 2012 crops still hasn’t been officially tallied, the record soybean crop may mean that rice is again No. 2. Soybeans displaced rice at the top of the list.

University of Arkansas Investigates Arsenic in State Rice

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

After Consumer Reports said in September that it had found “worrisome” levels of arsenic in rice, including rice grown in Arkansas, the University of Arkansas System went to work.

Rice Field Management Critical to Duck Densities

by Trey Reid 9/7/2012 12:00 am

Food isn’t a duck’s only attraction to rice. Flooded rice fields serve as surrogate wetlands on a landscape that has lost the vast majority of its natural wetland habitat, providing a place for ducks to rest and conserve energy in addition to myriad other life-cycle needs.

A Unique Cuisine: Arkansas Has A Bounty of Culinary Delights

by Kat Robinson 8/1/2008 12:00 am

Cultural traditions blended with fresh ingredients keep food offerings in Arkansas exciting. An overview of Arkansas eating.