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From left to right: Mark Isbell with Isbell Farms, Kevin McGilton with Riceland Foods, Rhonda Sanders, Arkansas Foodbank CEO, Robin Ralston with Ralston Family Farms, and Kelly Robbins, Arkansas Rice Executive Director in the Warehouse for the the donation announcement at the Arkansas Foodbank.
Agriculture & Poultry / Nonprofits

Local Mills Donate 107 Tons of Rice to Arkansas Foodbank

Rhonda Sanders, CEO of Arkansas Foodbank, said the "record-setting" donation will be distributed between five food banks in the Feeding America network in Arkansas read more >
A Nov. 27 program will delve into what growers need to know about certain varieties of non-genetically modified soybeans and how to have the crops certified as non-GMO.
Agriculture & Poultry / Manufacturing / Restaurants & Food

Arkansas Crops Break Records Despite Drought

Despite the summer’s punishing drought, Arkansas farmers produced record crops of soybeans, corn and rice and a robust cotton crop, according to figures released earlier this month by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Education

University of Arkansas Investigates Arsenic in State Rice

After Consumer Reports said in September that it had found “worrisome” levels of arsenic in rice, including rice grown in Arkansas, the University of Arkansas System went to work. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry

Arkansas’ Top Crop? Soybeans Beat Rice in 2011

While the dollar value of the state’s 2012 crops still hasn’t been officially tallied, the record soybean crop may mean that rice is again No. 2. Soybeans displaced rice at the top of the list. read more >