Agriculture & Timber

by George Jared -

Soybean prices on the rebound

Arkansas’ soybean sector has been emblematic of the state’s overall agriculture sector in recent years. Low commodity prices, trade wars, and unpredictable weather forced the number of soybean acres to…

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,…