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Arkansas Congressmen Commend Vilsack

U.S. Representatives Rick Crawford (AR-1), Tim Griffin (AR-2), Steve Womack (AR-3), and Tom Cotton (AR-4) commended the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
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High School Ag Teachers In Short Supply

Demand for food and fiber is growing faster than ever, but the agriculture workforce responsible for meeting that demand is shrinking. A rapidly risin...
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DuPont Announces Seed Treatment Initiative, New Products

Today, DuPont announced construction on two state-of-the-art centers dedicated to developing and testing seed treatment formulations, applications and...
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BREAKING NEWS: House Holds Committee Hearing on Turner Grain Failure

The Arkansas House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Economic Development just completed an emergency hearing on Turner Grain ...
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John Deere To Lay Off 600

Deere and Company announced Friday that it will lay off 600 employees in the Midwest because of softer grain prices which is leading to lower demand f...
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Propane Supplies Higher This Year To Help With Demand

Last winter, high propane prices, low inventories and logistical and infrastructure challenges prompted emergency measures to address propane supply s...
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USDA Wants to Better Life in Rural Areas

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is seeking applications for grants that will be awarded to organizations to provide critical fin...
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U.S. Farm Production Expenditures Continue to Climb

U.S. farmers spent $367.3 billion on agricultural production in 2013, a 2% increase from 2012, according to the Farm Production Expenditures report, p...
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Prepare for New Farm Bill Provisions Now

BATON ROUGE, La. – Although signup is months away, agricultural landowners and producers need to begin planning for decisions they will have to make...
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UAV Symposium Highlights Challenges and Opportunities

The only thing louder than the drone of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) was the buzz of attendee questions at the Delta Farm Tech Symposium at the Agri...