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Beginning Farmer News ItemsTime to Apply for Native Youth in Food and Agriculture Leadership Summit - University of Arkansas Newswire2/16/2018 1:10:20 AM
Time to Apply for Native Youth in Food and Agriculture Leadership Summit University of Arkansas Newswire Participants will be chosen to attend the event held June 7-14 by the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative at the University of Arkansas School of Law. ... The summit is made possible through funding from the United States Department of ... and more »
USDA Helps Military Veterans Learn Skills for Farming and Ranching Careers - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (press release) (blog)11/21/2017 1:20:34 PM
USDA Helps Military Veterans Learn Skills for Farming and Ranching Careers National Institute of Food and Agriculture (press release) (blog) The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) offers training opportunities for veterans and other aspiring agricultural professionals. ... The University of Arkansas (link is external) led a team of experts from the University of ... and more »
Thoughts on the dicamba dilemma - Wallace's Farmer7/24/2017 2:32:00 AM
Wallace's Farmer Thoughts on the dicamba dilemma Wallace's Farmer While off-target movement of dicamba herbicide has widely occurred in Arkansas , Missouri, Tennessee and southern Illinois this summer, significantly fewer reports related to Monsanto's new Xtend dicamba-tolerant soybean system have occurred in Iowa. and more »
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science Hosts Armed to Farm Workshop - University of Arkansas Newswire6/15/2016 1:15:48 AM
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science Hosts Armed to Farm Workshop University of Arkansas Newswire FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The University of Arkansas , the UA System Division of Agriculture, Department of Poultry Science and the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, received a three-year, $749,720 grant through the United States Department of ... and more »
Farm Income Opportunities News ItemsFarmers Reeling From High Oil Prices - OilPrice.com5/21/2018 5:00:37 PM
Farmers Reeling From High Oil Prices OilPrice.com Arkansas farmer Tim Gannon, for example, may have to pay up to 25 percent more—or an extra US$4,000—to refill a 7,500-gallon tank with diesel for which he had paid some US$17,000 in February. “That's a fairly significant amount of income to lose,” ...
Newton County ninth healthiest county in Arkansas - Newton County Times5/21/2018 9:14:32 AM
Newton County Times Newton County ninth healthiest county in Arkansas Newton County Times The report explores the size and nature of health differences by place and race/ethnicity in Arkansas and how state and community leaders can take action to create environments where all residents have the opportunity to live their healthiest lives ...
Roundabout 5/19/18 - Arkansas News5/21/2018 12:22:12 AM
Roundabout 5/19/18 Arkansas News Announcements: CAPCA Crisis LiHEAP Program Closing: The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas will close the Winter Crisis LiHEAP Assistance Program effective May 25, 2018. For more information in Faulkner County, please contact Kayla ... and more »
Arkansas Century Farm Program applications due May 31 - Newton County Times5/19/2018 2:52:45 PM
Arkansas Century Farm Program applications due May 31 Newton County Times LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Agriculture Department (AAD) continues to accept applications for the 2018 Arkansas Century Farm program. Arkansas Century Farm families have owned and farmed the same land for at least 100 years. Since the program ...
House Republican infighting dooms farm bill - Arkansas Online5/19/2018 5:06:59 AM
Arkansas Online House Republican infighting dooms farm bill Arkansas Online In the end, the farm bill, a measure with huge implications for low- income families and the agricultural industry, became little more than a bargaining chip in the heated intraparty battle over immigration. All four U.S. House members from Arkansas ... Farm bill fails: Work requirements for food stamps, welfare benefits still on the table WJLA all 739 news articles »
Arkansas House District 83 run draws 3 in GOP - Arkansas Online5/14/2018 3:50:54 AM
Arkansas House District 83 run draws 3 in GOP Arkansas Online The Republican primary to represent state House District 83 in north-central Arkansas is a rematch of sorts, just a few months in the making. Donald Ragland, a former sheriff, eked out a 189-vote victory over cattle farmer Timmy Reid in a February ...
Survey shows farm income has declined for 17th consecutive quarter - Southeast Farm Press5/11/2018 8:33:40 AM
Southeast Farm Press Survey shows farm income has declined for 17th consecutive quarter Southeast Farm Press The Eighth District includes all or parts of seven Midwest and Mid-South states: Arkansas , Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. Farm income continues to decline. The majority of agricultural bankers continue to report ... St. Louis Fed: Farm Income Declines 17 Consecutive Quarters Wisconsin Ag Connection all 2 news articles »
Farm Resources News Items2018 On the Farm STEM Participants Announced - Farm Bureau News3/8/2018 2:05:37 PM
2018 On the Farm STEM Participants Announced Farm Bureau News ... STEM Outreach Director (Mankato, Minnesota); Sara Beth Johnson, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service County Extension Agent (Lonoke, Arkansas ); James Johnson , Hinsdale Central School, Agency Teacher (Custer City, Pennsylvania) ...
Crop Damage from Monsanto's Herbicide Dicamba Being Investigated in 17 States, Pointing to New Formulation Used ... - Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog)8/8/2017 12:31:10 AM
Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog) Crop Damage from Monsanto's Herbicide Dicamba Being Investigated in 17 States, Pointing to New Formulation Used ... Beyond Pesticides (press release) (blog) The Arkansas Agriculture Department announced an emergency 120-day ban, which raised civil penalties for misuse of the toxic herbicide from $1,000 to a maximum of $25,000. Missouri Department of Agriculture followed and ... By strengthening on- farm ... and more »
Organic Certification News ItemsGlobal expansion tipped for 'breakthrough' indoor farming venture - Produce Business UK1/30/2018 12:06:38 PM
Produce Business UK Global expansion tipped for 'breakthrough' indoor farming venture Produce Business UK Having developed four urban indoor production sites with experienced growers in Ohio, Alabama, Arkansas and North Carolina, 80 Acres Farms has been selling its produce commercially for almost a year. In the last few months, Harris says the business has ...
Humane livestock and poultry farmers can apply for $2500 grants to improve animal welfare - Farm Forum10/3/2017 2:45:41 PM
Farm Forum Humane livestock and poultry farmers can apply for $2500 grants to improve animal welfare Farm Forum Since 2012, FACT has awarded 91 Fund-a-Farmer grants totaling $195,000, directly impacting more than 66,000 animals to independent family farmers across 27 states: Arkansas , Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas ...