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Arkansas Competing for 2 USDA Offices, 700 Jobs

Arkansas Competing for 2 USDA Offices, 700 Jobs

Arkansas is one of 35 states still being considered as a potential new home for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service office and National Institute of Food & Agriculture office. Both are moving from Washington, D.C. read more >

In Praise Of Pragmatism (Editorial)

In Praise Of Pragmatism (Editorial)

Opinion

Radical ideology rarely has anything of value to offer businesspeople. So the first few days of President Donald Trump’s administration have rattled the agriculture industry in Arkansas. read more >

UAMS, Arkansas Children's Receive $1.4M to Study Childhood Obesity

UAMS, Arkansas Children's Receive $1.4M to Study Childhood Obesity

Health Care

Scientists at Arkansas Children’s Research Institute and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have received a $1.4 million grant from the USDA to find out why obesity rates in Arkansas are among the worst in the nation, the organizations announced in a news release Wednesday. read more >

UAMS Announces $1.6M in Grants From USDA

UAMS Announces $1.6M in Grants From USDA

Health Care

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says the U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $1.6 million in grants for simulation programs targeting improved health care in the Arkansas Delta. read more >