Author: George Jared

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City of Jonesboro to clamp down on littering

Growing complaints of littering and the hauling of unsecured items in trucks and trailers on city streets have Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin concerned. The city has received numerous calls about…

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Farms on the decline

During the last 50 years, the number of farms in the U.S. has dropped from around 7 million, to 2 million in 2017, and only about 2.6 million people –…

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Smoke management guidelines released

Burning agricultural fields at the end of the harvest season has always been a double edge sword in Northeast Arkansas. Smoke from the burning fields can have health and vision…

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ASU cancer researcher receives grant

Dr. Guolei (Jason) Zhou, associate professor of cell and cancer biology, and his research group at Arkansas State University recently received a $419,190 grant from the National Institutes of Health…

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Storms impact rice and cotton harvests

Heavy winds and rains blew across much of northeastern Arkansas and surrounding areas last week and it will likely impact both rice and cotton harvests, as growers try to make…