Tagged: dhu thompson

Innovations Boost Water Conservation, Financial Savings

by Rick Fahr 3/9/2015 12:00 am

To be sure, the state’s soil is tailor-made to grow rice, cotton, soybeans, corn and sorghum, but it is producers’ ability to irrigate the vast majority of the state’s farm acreage that helps guarantee a decent crop in even the worst drought years. When corn and soybean fields are withering in Iowa, Indiana and Missouri, Arkansas’ crop thrives as irrigation systems provide a boost when necessary.

Resources of Arkansas Are Capital (Feedback)

by Barbara Jarvis 3/10/2014 12:00 am

Intense climate disruption is hitting our wallets. Extreme weather — powerful floods, storms, drought, wildfires and heat — cost more than $140 billion in 2012: $1,100 per taxpayer. Our only viable choice now is to slow carbon dioxide production and try to mitigate the harm.

Delta Plastics CEO Dhu Thompson on Arkansas Naturally Being in the Middle of Manufacturing

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Before buying Delta Plastics of the South in November 1996, Dhu Thompson had been in the banking industry for more than 18 years, most recently as vice president and head of private banking of Bank One in Monroe, La. Delta Plastics employs more than 275, and its sister company, Revolution Bag, employs more than 25.