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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.

Plane used to spot dicamba scofflaws in eastern Arkansas

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.

Farmers lose bid to lift Arkansas dicamba ban

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.

Panel waves off Arkansas herbicide-ban vote

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.

Meeting set over harms of herbicide in state

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.

Arkansas farmers, farming entities request lifting of dicamba ban

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.

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Chef's Thai food spices things up in southeast Arkansas and beyond

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.

Automation, dearth of drivers hot topics at trucker gathering

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.

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Arkansan inventor's Roboglasses shaping up as tool to help the blind avoid obstacles

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.

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As 70th anniversary of fast-food chain approaches, Arkansas town has only survivor

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.