Agriculture


Rockefeller Groups Live Up to Rich Name

Rockefeller Groups Live Up to Rich Name
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Almost 50 years after Winthrop Rockefeller died, the three nonprofits seeded by his fortune are evolving their missions for doing good in Arkansas, the nation and the world


Davis Takes New Role at USDA (Movers & Shakers)

Davis Takes New Role at USDA (Movers & Shakers)

Movers & Shakers

Kanika Davis, a graduate of Pine Bluff High School and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, was recently named a national outreach specialist by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency. read more >

How Green Is Money? Ask L'Oréal, and Halter

How Green Is Money? Ask L'Oréal, and Halter

Banking & FinanceHealth Care

Bill Halter is hardly the face of Maybelline, but he's looking good in the wake of L'Oréal USA's announcement last month that it has reached carbon-neutral operations in the United States. read more >

Petit Jean Bank Adds 5 to Board (Movers & Shakers)

Petit Jean Bank Adds 5 to Board (Movers & Shakers)

Banking & FinanceHealth CareTransportationMovers & Shakers

Brandi Cooper, Neil Corder, Karen Cree, Rich Moellers and Brandon Zinser have joined the board of directors of Petit Jean Bancshares Inc. of Morrilton and Petit Jean State Bank. read more >

Impact Investors Look to Do Well While Doing Good

Impact Investors Look to Do Well While Doing Good

Health CareCover Story

Impact investing, which offers returns and an opportunity to make a difference, is gaining ground in Arkansas as younger people, businesses and academics embrace the concept that money can do more than just make more money. read more >

US Net Wealth Distribution Rises

US Net Wealth Distribution Rises

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In the first quarter of 2021, the share of net wealth in the United States held by the top 10% rose slightly from the previous quarter to 69.8% read more >

AcreTrader Investors Pool Cash to Buy Farmland

AcreTrader Investors Pool Cash to Buy Farmland

Technology & TelecomCover Story

Since launching in 2019, Fayetteville farmland investing service AcreTrader has placed “well over” $100 million into more than 60 farms in a dozen states, according to Founder and CEO Carter Malloy. read more >

Global Connect Poised to Widen Job Pipeline

Global Connect Poised to Widen Job Pipeline

Legal

The core mission of Arkansas Global Connect is to provide American employers with an efficient pipeline of reliable seasonal workers from abroad and to open a door of economic opportunity for job seekers. read more >

New Lonoke School's Goal? Keeping Talent on the Farm

New Lonoke School's Goal? Keeping Talent on the Farm

Health CareTransportationCover Story

The Lonoke Business Academy-Carver Campus, which will see its first students in a few weeks, aims to retain agricultural talent in the rural community and neighboring areas by offering hands-on career learning opportunities to teenagers. read more >

Timber! Record Lumber Prices Fall Back to Earth

Timber! Record Lumber Prices Fall Back to Earth

Cover Story

The lumber industry appears to be settling into a new normal after a frenetic spring that saw lumber prices surge to an all-time high — so high that executives were often at a loss for words to explain it. read more >