Regional Farm News

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Keeping herbicide sprayers ready during winter time

Good winter maintenance practices for herbicide sprayers help protect hefty investments and make sure the equipment is ready for spring.   Herbic...
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Manage CRP hardwoods to address wildlife needs

Many landowners want to make changes in Conservation Reserve Program hardwood plantations because of declining populations of game animals, especially...
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Thornton named NRCS Assistant State Conservationist for Management and Strategy

Clifford Thornton was recently named assistant state conservationist (ASTC) for management and strategy for the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservatio...
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Breaking : Public Comment Period and Public Hearing Date Set for Proposed Dicamba Regulations

A 30-day public comment period and a public hearing date has been set for proposed regulations that allow the use of dicamba in Arkansas on soybean an...
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Arkansas Rice annual Meeting is January 8, 2019

The Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting on January 8, 2019 at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart, Arkansas, is the largest gathering of rice farmers an...
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Arkansas: 2019 row crop production meeting schedule

Here is a list of the 2019 row crop production meetings scheduled as of Dec.7. For start times and location details, contact your county extension off...
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Horizon Ag: Adverse weather in 2018 disrupted crop management, impacted results

Genetics and environment partner each year to determine the fate of the final yield. This year, we saw really strong rice yields across all varieties ...
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Deltapine announces new cotton varieties at NPE Summit

Deltapine Cotton announced its “Class of ‘19” varieties at their NPE (New Product Evaluator) Summit in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday.   “T...
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Researchers find fertilizer choice can affect methanogen activity in soil

University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture research in rice may lead to more sustainable crop production in Arkansas and around the world. ...
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Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception scheduled for January 12

The 8th annual “Berry Pre-Coon Supper Reception” will be held on January 12th at the Berry Farm Shop in Gillett.     “...