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UA Program Targets Craft Brewing Industry

The 15-credit-hour certificate program requires nine hours of core classes, including a brewing internship, and six hours of electives. read more >
A file photo of a barge with cargo on the Mississippi River 
Agriculture & Poultry / Transportation

Low Water on the Mississippi River Impacting Barge Traffic

The timing is bad. Corn and soybeans harvested in the early fall need to be moved, and barges are vital in getting the commodities from one place to another. read more >
Sage V Foods' facility in the Port of Little Rock.
Agriculture & Poultry / Manufacturing

Riceland, Producers Rice Join to Take Stake in Sage V Foods in Little Rock

Sage V Foods sold its interest in an instant rice production facility in Little Rock to Best Rice LLC, jointly owned by Riceland Foods and Producers Rice Mill. read more >
Three Arkansas farming operations have filed suit against pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, Tyson Foods Inc. and three other Arkansas poultry producers, alleging arsenic found in Arkansas rice is caused by farmers' use of chicken litter as fertilizer.
Agriculture & Poultry

Harvest of Arkansas Early-Planted Rice Getting Started

rkansas rice growers who were able to get their crop planted early have begun to harvest. Agriculture officials say that early yield numbers look strong, with 200 bushels-per-acre being common. read more >
Three Arkansas farming operations have filed suit against pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, Tyson Foods Inc. and three other Arkansas poultry producers, alleging arsenic found in Arkansas rice is caused by farmers' use of chicken litter as fertilizer.
Agriculture & Poultry / Restaurants & Food

Cooler Weather Slowing Arkansas Rice Development

A year ago, Arkansas rice farmers were bringing in a record harvest after planting early and then weathering a costly drought. This year, growers got a late start and temperatures have been so cool that rice plants are taking longer to mature. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry

Arkansas Farmers Harvest Record Soybean, Corn, Rice Crops

Despite summer's punishing drought, Arkansas farmers produced record crops of soybean and bumper crops of corn, rice and cotton, according to figures released Friday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. read more >