Tagged: u.s. department of agriculture

U.S. Farmers Expected To See 32 Percent Drop in Income in 2015

by Associated Press 2/12/2015 1:11 pm

Net income for farmers is expected to fall by nearly 32 percent this year as corn and soybean prices remain low and expenses creep higher, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a report Tuesday.

UAPB, UA Receive $2.2M in Grants

by Lee Hogan 11/12/2014 9:48 am

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and the flagship institution of the UA System, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, have received a combined $2.2 million in grant funding this week.

Catfish Needs USDA Inspections (Letter to the Editor)

by Brad Graham 4/29/2013 12:00 am

While many accusations have been leveled at the domestic catfish industry and its pursuit of U.S. Department of Agriculture inspections, the intent of the U.S. catfish industry has always been very clear: consumer safety.

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.