Tagged: Arkansas Rice Federation

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 >

Stalled Asian Trade Deal Could Impact Arkansas Crops

Stalled Asian Trade Deal Could Impact Arkansas Crops

Arkansas Ag Business

There is nothing simple about international trade agreements, and Arkansas farmers, ranchers and loggers have found themselves caught in the middle of tense talks as U.S. officials try to finalize a huge deal in Asia. read more >

Farmers Dismayed As New  Farm Bill Dumps Direct Payments

Farmers Dismayed As New Farm Bill Dumps Direct Payments

Arkansas Ag Business

The threatened end of cash subsidies to the nation’s row crop farmers dates back through at least the last two iterations of national agriculture policy legislation. That threat became real, though, earlier this year when Congress passed the newest Farm Bill. read more >

Arkansas Business: The Best & Worst News of 2012

Arkansas Business: The Best & Worst News of 2012

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There was good news and there was bad news in Arkansas in 2012. And in case you’ve forgotten the details, the Arkansas Business staff is here to remind you. read more >