Tagged: Arkansas Department Of Agriculture

State Launches Mobile Service for Prescribed Burning

State Launches Mobile Service for Prescribed Burning

Technology & Telecom

The Arkansas FireSMART service allows producers can select the area they plan to burn on a map and the application will generate real-time weather data, letting producers know if current conditions align with the state’s Voluntary Smoke Management Guidelines. read more >

Avian Flu-Free, Fingers Crossed

Avian Flu-Free, Fingers Crossed

WhispersRestaurants & Food

Cooks Venture, which raises hardy free-ranging chickens at the old Peterson Farms grounds in Decatur (Benton County), has a CEO who’s exhaling again after the threat of avian flu had Arkansas poultry producers holding their breath just weeks ago. read more >

Growing of Hemp Proves a 'Tough Go'

Growing of Hemp Proves a 'Tough Go'

Health CareLegal

Many farmers, and wannabe farmers, in Arkansas were excited when the federal Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 made hemp farming legal, but the early rush into hemp farming in Arkansas has proved problematic. read more >