Agriculture & Timber

by George Jared -

U.S., South Korea reach rice trade deal

Rice produced in Arkansas and the rest of the country can soon be sold in South Korea. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced…

by Kim Souza -

Tyson Foods shares up 68% this year

Investors of Tyson Foods have plenty to smile about as the meat giant’s shares have recorded stellar growth this year of 68.5% behind solid revenue growth and a flush balance…

by Roby Brock -

China lifts ban on U.S. poultry imports

China has announced it will resume poultry imports from the U.S. after a nearly five-year ban. The stoppage originally occurred in January 2015 due to an outbreak of avian influenza,…

by George Jared -

Farmer apprenticeship program to start

Aspiring farmers can learn the ins and outs of farming in a new on-farm apprenticeship program beginning January 2020. The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is now accepting…