Agriculture Archive

Arkansas Won't Issue Medical Marijuana Cards Until February

by Associated Press 1/4/2019 02:53 pm

Arkansas' health department has yet to issue licenses to the thousands of residents approved to buy medical marijuana in the state, which is affecting patients' ability to get temporary licenses in neighboring Oklahoma.

In the Workplace 2019: Where Things Stand with Medical Marijuana

by Stuart Jackson 1/4/2019 10:56 am

Many expect medical marijuana will be available in state-sanctioned dispensaries sometime in the first or second quarter of 2019.

A-State's Agribusiness Conference Set For Feb. 13

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/4/2019 10:55 am

This year's Agribusiness Conference at Arkansas State University, to be held Feb. 13, will mark its 25th year of providing timely information and agricultural policy education to farmers, agribusiness professionals, students and educators across the Mid-South.

Arkansas Century Farm Program Honors 42 Farms from 25 Counties

by Kyle Massey 1/2/2019 10:19 am

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture and Gov. Asa Hutchinson recognized 42 Arkansas farms for staying in the same family over 100 years, including five family farms dating to before the Civil War.

Growing Like a Weed: AP Looks at Marijuana Milestones in 2018

by Associated Press 12/28/2018 10:58 am

The cannabis industry thrived in a hugely significant year for the legal pot movement , in the United States and beyond.

Legal Marijuana Industry Had Banner Year in 2018

by Associated Press 12/27/2018 07:10 am

The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream.

Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories That Defined 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

These are the top 10 news stories that defined 2018 in Arkansas' business world.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2018.

Best Quotes of 2018: 'What NYC and the Delta Have in Common'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 201.

Doctors, Lawyers and Lauren James Big Online Draws in 2018

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/24/2018 12:00 am

A March 19 follow-up to a Whispers column item about the firing of CARTI'S highest-paid oncologist was the most-read story of the year on ArkansasBusiness.com. The Whisper item itself, which was published just hours earlier, was a close second.

Christmas 2018 by the Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Holiday figures for the shopping season show slight bumps over last year.

Forming the Coaching Habit in 2019 (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Somewhere between telling your direct reports what to do and taking the action item yourself is the territory of the leader as coach.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Notable Deaths in 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

The notable Arkansans, former and current, who died in 2018 ranged from business owners to newspaper publishers to educators to philanthropists.

Arkansas' Unemployment Rate at 3.6 Percent in November

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2018 09:39 am

Arkansas' unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point from October to November, to 3.6 percent, the state Department of Workforce Services reported Friday.

Oregon Company To Buy PotlatchDeltic's El Dorado Plant For $92M

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/21/2018 09:36 am

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products has reached an agreement with PotlatchDeltic Corp. to purchase the assets of its subsidiary, Del-Tin Fiber LLC, including the medium-density fiberboard plant in El Dorado, for approximately $92 million.

Tyson Foods Details Former CEO's Severance Package

by Marty Cook 12/20/2018 05:16 pm

Former Tyson Foods Inc. CEO Tom Hayes, who unexpectedly stepped down in September, will receive a severance package worth more than $6 million. New CEO Noel White, previously Tyson's president of its fresh meats and international divisions, will early a fiscal 2019 salary of $1.15 million.

Sam McFadin Sells Monroe County Duck Club

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2018 12:00 am

Agri properties in Monroe and Lonoke counties, a Conway motel and a North Little Rock animal hospital form this week's quartet of million-dollar transactions.

Japanese Delegate Stresses Economic Ties to Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 12/11/2018 01:01 pm

He introduces himself as Tom Taniguchi, a speechwriter for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but a Japanese visitor to Little Rock on Monday took on the role of travel agent. The traveler? Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

MediPays Rebrands Online Platform for Marijuana Businesses

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/11/2018 10:50 am

MediPays of Little Rock has rebrands its full-service online banking platform for marijuana-related businesses with a new name, Abaca.

SPONSORED: New Focus On Flooding Could Help Duck Habitat

by 12/10/2018 06:00 am

Changes in management practices are needed to make Greentree reservoirs more bountiful for waterfowl.