Tagged: Agriculture

Meat From A Lab? Startups Cook Up Alternative to Slaughter

Meat From A Lab? Startups Cook Up Alternative to Slaughter

Restaurants & Food

A growing number of startups are making cell-based or cultured meat. They want to offer an alternative to traditional meat production that they say is damaging the environment and causing unnecessary harm to animals, but they are far from becoming mainstream and face pushback from livestock producers. read more >

ASU's Burcham to Lead Rice Research Center

ASU's Burcham to Lead Rice Research Center

Restaurants & Food

In his new position as director of the Northeast Rice Research and Extension Center in Poinsett County, Tim Burcham wants to help improve production of Arkansas' top crop. He also gets to play in the dirt. read more >

About Time (Editorial)

About Time (Editorial)

Opinion

This spring’s rain and flooding have already taken a heavy toll on the farming sector. The trade war with China is only adding to farmers’ pain. And because the agriculture industry is Arkansas’ No. 1 industry, that pain can quickly be felt by other sectors of the state’s economy. read more >