Agriculture


Land Deal Off, UA Looks to Replace Cash

Land Deal Off, UA Looks to Replace Cash

by Mark Friedman – 4 days ago

With the collapse of a $16.5 million land sale that drew opposition from Arkansas legislators, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is searching for ways to replace the lost revenue.


Arkansas Business Seeks Nominations for '20 In Their 20s'

Arkansas Business Seeks Nominations for '20 In Their 20s'

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Arkansas Business is accepting nominations for its annual "20 In Their 20s" class of young professionals who are making a difference in their companies, organizations and communities. read more >

Pig Farmer Accused of Hogging Loan Proceeds

Pig Farmer Accused of Hogging Loan Proceeds

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Arvest Bank accuses a Fulton County pig farmer of submitting false financial statements to obtain millions of dollars in loans to raise pigs, instead using the money for other debts. read more >

Home Solar Gets Lender

Home Solar Gets Lender

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Loanpal made headlines last month with its plan for a 100-employee operation in Bentonville, but the sustainable home improvement lender's arrival is a “big deal” for a reason nobody reported at the time. read more >

Walmart's Trial Over Alleged Stolen Tech

Walmart's Trial Over Alleged Stolen Tech

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Walmart Inc. of Bentonville stands accused in a Little Rock courtroom of stealing another company's technology, and it's not the first such allegation the world's largest retailer has faced in recent years. read more >

Arkansas Business Announces 2021 40 Under 40 Honorees

Arkansas Business Announces 2021 40 Under 40 Honorees

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Arkansas Business announces this year's class of 40 Under 40, a group of rising young professionals who will be honored with an in-person luncheon and an interactive virtual event on June 17 in Little Rock. read more >

Big Deals in Arkansas Jump 157% Despite Pandemic

Big Deals in Arkansas Jump 157% Despite Pandemic

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Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the value of the biggest deals in Arkansas last year jumped 157%, from $7.9 billion in 2019 to $20.3 billion in 2020, pushed largely by Walmart's sales of stakes in two subsidiaries, Asda Group and Seiyu. read more >

Flow for Denali Is Growth Via Acquisitions

Flow for Denali Is Growth Via Acquisitions

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Specialty waste and environmental services provider Denali Water Solutions LLC of Russellville is in growth mode, having announced six out-of-state buys in less than a year. read more >

The U.S. Economy… and Changing Occupations

The U.S. Economy… and Changing Occupations

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The COVID-19 pandemic drove down employment and pushed the U.S. economy into recession a year ago, and now many unemployed Americans are considering changing occupations, according to the Pew Research Center. read more >

SPONSORED: Mauborgne: Companies Must Lead, Not Follow Others

SPONSORED: Mauborgne: Companies Must Lead, Not Follow Others

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Business strategist Renée Mauborgne says a company must make an honest assessment of where it is as an organization and where it stands in the marketplace if it is to develop a road map to success. read more >