Tagged: Agriculture

All in the Family: 4 Sisters Accused Of $11.5M Fraud

All in the Family: 4 Sisters Accused Of $11.5M Fraud

LegalCover Story

A federal grand jury in Arkansas has charged the sisters, who are all in their 70s, with cheating the U.S. Department of Agriculture out of millions of dollars intended for minority farmers who had suffered discrimination in USDA programs. read more >

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

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The value of big deals in Arkansas plummeted 85% in 2019 compared with the previous year, dropping to $7.9 billion compared with a stratospheric $53.9 billion in 2018. read more >

Income Growth in Central Arkansas Lags Nation’s

Income Growth in Central Arkansas Lags Nation’s

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While the unemployment rate remains low in central Arkansas, income growth in the region has lagged behind that of the rest of the United States, notes the Metroplan report “Metro Trends: Economic Review and Outlook.” read more >

Burkhalter Sells Fountaine Bleau North for $34.1M

Burkhalter Sells Fountaine Bleau North for $34.1M

WhispersHealth Care

This week’s six-pack of real estate transactions encompasses North Little Rock apartments, a Vilonia grocery store, a Conway medical office building, a west Little Rock office building, Lonoke County acreage and Saline County retail property. read more >

The Chinese Century (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Chinese Century (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

As China becomes technologically independent, Eurasia Group predicts tensions that have been left to simmer will be allowed to boil: national security, global influence, fundamental values. read more >