Northeast Arkansas

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by George Jared -

New rice variety developed

Adverse weather conditions, especially rising temperatures, have had a significant impact on rice in recent years. Scientists have been working to develop different varieties of rice to tackle these conditions…

by George Jared -

Jonesboro receives grant to fight gang problem

The Jonesboro Police Department was awarded a federal Department of Justice grant of more than $90,000 to combat gang-related activity, the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration informed the city…

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Soil and water conference slated for ASU

The 22nd annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference and Expo at Arkansas State University will explore the industry’s latest issues and trends in conservation. This year’s event will take…

by George Jared -

Tri-State soybean forum held in Arkansas

About 200 farmers, consultants and other agriculture industry professionals attended the 64th annual Tri-State Soybean Forum last week, taking stock of both the good and bad in soybean production in…

by George Jared -

Cotton crop better than expected

Cotton yields might not be as good as projected during the 2019 growing season, but Bill Robertson, extension cotton agronomist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, thinks…