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A University of Phoenix office in Carson, California
Education

UA System Board Votes Against University of Phoenix Deal

At a special meeting, trustees voted 5-4 against a resolution supporting the deal, with one trustee abstaining. But that doesn't mean the deal is dead. read more >
Morril Harriman
Education / Government & Politics / Legal

Morril Harriman to Chair UA Board of Trustees

The University of Arkansas board of trustees elects Morril Harriman as its chairman for the upcoming year. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Education

UA and UA System Division of Agriculture Sign Special Agreement

System President Donald Bobbitt said the special agreement is an "important step forward" in formalizing and reinforcing the mutual association between the two entities. read more >
Chris Ladner, left, a principal partner at Entegrity, and John Coleman, the regional director who heads company’s Fayetteville office.
Construction / Education / Energy

Entegrity Solar Farm to Energize UA’s Fayetteville Campus

The power from the 4-megawatt array will offset about 6.3% of the campus’ electricity use. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Construction / Real Estate

Animal Vaccine Maker Pacific GeneTech Announces Expansion to Northwest Arkansas

The company expects the new facility to open in late 2022. read more >
Ed Fryar in 2014 (file)
Agriculture & Poultry / Nonprofits

Fryar Foundation Gives $10M to UA System

The Fryar Family Charitable Foundation donates $10 million donation to the University of Arkansas System. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Education / Health Care

Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame to Add 5 Members

The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame will induct five people whose leadership and service have brought distinction to the state's largest business sector. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Restaurants & Food

George’s Inc. to Buy Ozark Mountain Poultry

George's Inc. of Springdale, a producer of poultry products and prepared foods, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ozark Mountain Poultry Inc. of Rogers. read more >

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Agriculture & Timber

An agriculture and timber resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions. read more >
Marvin Childers of the Poultry Federation: “It’s one of the most serious threats to the industry that I know of.”
Agriculture & Poultry / Education / Media & Marketing / Public Companies / Tourism

Arkansas Poultry Industry Braces for Bird Flu

Many Arkansans are looking skyward, eager to see migrating ducks from the north flying though the state when hunting season opens in November. Many other Arkansans are looking in the same direction, but with anxiety rather than eagerness. read more >
Tyson Foods Vice President Christine Daugherty.
Agriculture & Poultry / Government & Politics / Health Care / Public Companies / Restaurants & Food / Retail

Tyson Among Poultry Giants Curtailing Antibiotic Use

Christine Daugherty is almost irrepressibly energetic. It’s a trait that serves her well in her role as vice president of sustainable food production at Tyson Foods of Springdale. read more >
Ed Fryar, CEO of Ozark Mountain Poultry, left, with CFO Terry King in the corporate offices of the Rogers company, which generated $250 million in revenue in 2014 and employs about 1,300.
Agriculture & Poultry / Manufacturing / Restaurants & Food

Ozark Mountain Poultry of Rogers Doing Chicken Its Way

OMP has established itself as a leader in a niche market, namely antibiotic-free chicken that isn’t raised in cages or fed animal byproducts. read more >