Agriculture & Timber

by Kim Souza -

Beef industry to finish strong in 2019

The beef industry is poised to have a solid finish in 2019 as sharply higher carcass weights continue to boost beef production since October, according to Derrell Peel, extension livestock…

by George Jared -

Feral hog program has new coordinator

Feral hogs are a major concern for the state’s agriculture industry and a new program to stop the spread of these wild pigs has a coordinator. The Arkansas Department of…

by George Jared -

Plant Board proposes dicamba changes

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s State Plant Board hopes to amend the regulations involving the controversial herbicide dicamba. The board proposed to amend the rule by removing the GPS mapping…