Agriculture & Timber

by George Jared -

Winter wheat acres up in Arkansas

Arkansas farmers planted about 180,000 acres of winter wheat in the fall of 2020, according to a report released Tuesday (Jan. 19) by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The acreage…

by George Jared -

Meat sector faces uncertain 2021

The nation’s meat-producing sector outlook for 2021 will depend on several factors, including feed costs and consumer demand, James Mitchell, economist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture,…