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Producers Rice Mill Installing Solar-Plus-Storage Microgrid

Developers say it's the largest commercial and industrial solar project in Arkansas history, and one of the largest microgrid projects ever in the U.S. read more >
About half of the U.S.’s rice production comes from Arkansas. Most of the time, barring fluctuations, Riceland is Stuttgart’s single largest employer.
Agriculture & Poultry / Construction / Manufacturing

Riceland Foods Announces $13.2M Expansion

The project will bring 80 total new jobs to its Jonesboro and Stuttgart plants. read more >

To Preserve Duck Habitats, Arkansas Changes Water Management for Wildlife Areas

It's a push toward sustainable recreation with an uncertain impact on the state's hunting industry. read more >
Jane Jackson

Jane W. Jackson of the City of Stuttgart (CFO of the Year Finalist, Public Sector)

In 1977, Jane Jackson was in her second year interning as a bookkeeper for the city of Stuttgart when an unexpected death left the finance position open, resulting in her promotion. Whoever takes over for her will be just the third person to serve as Stuttgart’s finance officer in 62 years, and Jackson will leave behind an office in good shape. read more >