Agriculture & Timber

by George Jared -

Dangerous Cogongrass discovered in Arkansas

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture is notifying the public that a new invasive grass species, Cogongrass, has been confirmed in Arkansas for the first time. For several years, botanists and…

by Kim Souza -

Sizzling summer beef demand pushes prices higher

Beef prices typically increase following Memorial Day with more summer grilling demand but prices this year are trending higher than a year ago, according to Derrell Peel, livestock marketing specialist…

by Kim Souza -

Meat prices rise to record levels

Consumers will pay near-record prices for many of the meats they grill this summer. Derrell Peel, livestock marketing specialist at Oklahoma State University, said meat protein prices are “red hot”…