Tariff talk hits soybean prices; will be 'very difficult for a farmer to make a profit,' Arkansas Farm Bureau president says
State’s rice, beef also vulnerable
A bad situation for Arkansas farmers, especially soybean producers, got worse after President Donald Trump announced Monday night that he'd place 10 percent tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese goods bought in America, farmers and others said Tuesday.
The state Plant Board has taken to the air -- with a single-engine Cessna above the fertile fields of eastern Arkansas -- to help enforce a ban on the use of dicamba and monitor other herbicide usage.
The state's ban on in-crop use of dicamba remains in effect after the state Plant Board on Tuesday denied a request by a group of farmers to lift the ban until June 25.
With just three weeks left in the spraying season for rice, a committee of the state Plant Board on Thursday found few options for dealing with crop damage possibly caused by a new herbicide.
Soybean farmers are complaining of crop damage caused by a new herbicide used in rice fields, prompting a special meeting today of a state Plant Board committee.
About 250 farmers and farming entities have asked the state Plant Board to lift its ban on dicamba and let farmers use the herbicide until June 25.
He, his tiny eatery find a home in region partial to steak
The hot day at the 2011 Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival in Warren didn't start with much promise for Chaiporn "Paul" Phurisri and his Tiny Thai Trailer.
HOT SPRINGS -- The irony surrounding the subjects of back-to-back presentations couldn't have been lost on some 200 truckers and trucking company executives Thursday during the second day of the Arkansas Trucking Association's annual meeting.
MAGNOLIA -- Since Brandon Foshee lost his sight 15 years ago while in college, little has changed to help the blind find their way in a world built for the sighted. He's trying to do something about it.
Eatery chain once had 52 sites; El Dorado has only survivor
When it comes to the history of Arkansas-based fast food, Linda McGoogan is king of the grill, owner of the last Minute Man standing.