Tagged: butch calhoun

Arkansas Grown Push Aims to Connect Farmers, Buyers

by Lee Hogan 4/3/2014 11:08 am

The Arkansas Agriculture Department is working to bring more attention to its Arkansas Grown program in an effort to connect local farmers with consumers.

Board Recognizes Arkansas as Peanut-Producing State

by Associated Press 3/24/2014 05:10 pm

The National Peanut Board announces that Arkansas has been designated a primary peanut-producing state and will be granted membership on the U.S. board.

ASU Prepares for 20th Agribusiness Conference

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2014 10:30 am

Arkansas State University is preparing for its 20th Agribusiness Conference, which this year includes presentations by Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Butch Calhoun, agricultural economist David Kohl and J.B. Penn, chief economist for Deere and Co.

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.