Tagged: Agriculture

New Age Hemp Ready for Growing CBD Industry

New Age Hemp Ready for Growing CBD Industry

WhispersHealth CareLegal

While the debut of medical marijuana sales in Arkansas has been grabbing the headlines, a separate cannabis-related industry has been taking root in the state, quite literally. read more >

Limits Few for $300M Simmons Foods Project in Decatur

Limits Few for $300M Simmons Foods Project in Decatur

Cover Story

When Simmons Prepared Foods Inc. of Siloam Springs decided a few years ago to start from scratch to increase its fresh and frozen chicken production, Simmons bought 800-plus acres for $14 million and then went about designing what COO David Jackson called a “50-year investment.” read more >

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

Technology & TelecomTransportation

Nelson Peacock is hopeful that the arrival of a global innovation company will help spur northwest Arkansas’ business ecosystem and solve some nagging logistical problems. read more >

Ritter Communications Seeks Partner in Continued Growth Push

Ritter Communications Seeks Partner in Continued Growth Push

Technology & Telecom

Ritter Communications of Jonesboro is looking for a partner, not a buyer. Responding to a Wall Street Journal article, officials of the family-owned, regional broadband provider said that at this time the company is seeking investment partners only. read more >

Arkansas' 1st Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Arkansas' 1st Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Health Care

Qualifying patients could begin buying medical marijuana Saturday when the state's first dispensary opened, though the celebratory mood was dampened by confusion about operating hours and fears the dispensary wouldn't be able to serve all the patients by closing time. read more >

How New Plant-Based Burgers Compare to Beef

How New Plant-Based Burgers Compare to Beef

Restaurants & Food

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are among the companies racing to tap into the massive U.S. market of meat eaters by more closely mimicking the taste of beef than vegetarian patties of the past. Here's what you might want to know before taking a bite. read more >