Agriculture


OK Foods: 'Erroneous' State Report Led to Ban
Trent Goins, CEO of OK Foods in Fort Smith (file).

OK Foods: 'Erroneous' State Report Led to Ban

by Marty Cook – 3 days ago

CEO Trent Goins of OK Foods in Fort Smith says the Arkansas Department of Health's "erroneous reporting" of the number of positive coronavirus cases led to China banning imports from a company plant.


Pandemic Pushes Lumber Prices Up

Pandemic Pushes Lumber Prices Up This article is available only in print.

The coronavirus pandemic has boosted lumber demand throughout the United States, a surge that has pushed prices to record heights, raising the average price of a new single-family home by more than $16,000. read more >

UA's Quiet Land Deal Gets Look From FBI

UA's Quiet Land Deal Gets Look From FBI This article is available only in print.

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The FBI has been asking questions about the planned sale of 6,300 acres by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, a deal that has drawn allegations that bid manipulation produced a lower sale price and a higher broker commission. read more >

Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

Central Arkansas Population Stands at 750,000

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The Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area now has a population of about 750,000, according to a report by Metroplan, the planning agency for Faulkner, Lonoke, Pulaski and Saline counties. read more >

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

The 2020 20 In Their 20's: The Future Looks Bright From Here

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From Rogers to Jonesboro to Benton and McCrory, there is bright young talent across our state. For the 11th year, Arkansas Business is proud to introduce 20 of the freshest faces in business and community service. read more >

Seed Investments for Hemp Farm Over $18M

Seed Investments for Hemp Farm Over $18M

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BioAg Group Inc. of Fayetteville is the managing partner of three LLCs, each having raised or in the process of raising $6.25 million for a California hemp farming operation. read more >