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ComGroup Highlights Ag Marketing Trends in New Report

The report highlights what author Carson Horn, an ag industry specialist, described as marketing trends that will have the greatest impact on commercial success for agribusinesses this year. read more >
Donnie King, president and CEO of Tyson Foods Inc. in Springdale
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Tyson Foods Reports $107M Profit in Fiscal Q1

Income was down more than 66% from the same quarter a year ago, but it was the first profitable period for Tyson Foods after three consecutive negative quarters. read more >
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Tyson Opens New $355M Bacon Plant in Kentucky

The facility uses high-tech robots to pack and stack boxes and move products, reflecting the company's growing emphasis on automation and efficiency. read more >
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Prisoners in the US are Part of a Hidden Workforce Linked to Hundreds of Popular Food Brands

With about 2 million people locked up, U.S. prison labor from all sectors has morphed into a multibillion-dollar empire, extending far beyond the classic images of prisoners stamping license plates, working on road crews or battling wildfires. read more >
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Demographic Trends Signal Potential Growth in Medical Cannabis MarketLock Icon

Data from the Arkansas Department of Health offers a glimpse at what could become the expanded medical cannabis market. read more >
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Medical Cannabis: Allies Back a Proposal for GrowthLock Icon

The medical marijuana industry has lined up support from patient advocates who opposed a 2022 recreational vote. read more >
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Delta Land Management Rebrands as Arkansas Land Co.

The company specializes in farmland and recreational property management, hunting lease management and wildlife management. read more >
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Paul Harvel: Mission Accomplished (Editorial)

Paul Harvel, who led chambers of commerce throughout Arkansas, left an enduring legacy. read more >
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East Pulaski County Farmland Sells for $4.9MLock Icon

This week’s string of million-dollar real estate transactions kicks off with farmland in east Pulaski County. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Education

6 Named to Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame said the inductees have made a national impact on rice, soybeans, cattle and cotton. read more >
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$1.3M Endowment Supports UAM Forestry Program

The gift comes from the estate of Andrea Stanley Hartley, mother of the late Jonathan Hartley, and is the third-largest single gift in the university’s history. read more >
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Farmers Sue Tyson Foods Over Missouri Plant Closure

The suit alleges that Tyson Foods fraudulently and negligently misrepresented its commitment to keeping the plant open while insisting the farmers make investments in order to remain under contract with the company. read more >
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Cal-Maine Foods to Acquire Shuttered Tyson Chicken Plant in Missouri

The plant is one of six chicken processing facilities that Tyson closed in 2023 under a plan to consolidate its struggling poultry segment. read more >
Tyson Foods CEO Donnie King
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Tyson Foods CEO Donnie King Tops $13M in Compensation in 2023

King received $436,154 in incentive plan compensation, down significantly from $3.4 million in 2022. read more >
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Wholesale Inflation in US Slowed Further Last Month

Wholesale inflation in the United States was unchanged in November, suggesting that price increases in the economy’s pipeline are continuing to gradually ease. The Labor Department reported Wednesday that its […] read more >
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House Panel Urges Tougher Trade Rules for China, Raising Chance of More Tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — A special House committee focused on China is calling for altering the way the U.S. treats Chinese-made goods, possibly subjecting them to higher tariffs even if its […] read more >
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State Reviews 2 Companies’ Possible Ties to China

Arkansas Department of Agriculture Secretary Wes Ward has asked Attorney General Tim Griffin to investigate two companies’ possible ties to the Chinese government under a new state law that bans […] read more >
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Tyson Foods Names Lori Bondar as Chief Accountant

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale named Lori Bondar as the company’s chief accounting officer. Bondar will replace Phillip Thomas, who will remain at Tyson Foods as vice president and controller. […] read more >
Kevin McGilton
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Riceland Names New CEO,  Kevin McGilton

Riceland Foods Inc. of Stuttgart on Friday named Kevin McGilton CEO effective immediately. McGilton, a 20-year veteran of the agricultural cooperative, replaces Jason Brancel in the role. Brancel joined the […] read more >