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Drought has been a significant issue for Arkansas farmers and ranchers over the past
several years. While drought recedes over time, its effects will linger for years
ahead. Our specialists and county agents offer the latest research in how to deal with drought for farmers, ranchers, home
owners, and bubsiness owners in all 75 counties.
Watch our 2022 Surviving in the Cattle Business During the Drought webinar
The drought and heat can kill many bermudagrass pastures, not only in Arkansas, but
also other places in the South, making hay scarce and prices rise. Heat and lack of
rain also can empty many stock ponds, forcing some ranchers to truck in water to help
their herds. Read more on our managing cattle during drought page.
Arkansas Forage Advisor – Research and Extension | Divison of Agriculture | University of Arkansas System
Arkansas' row crops sometimes escape the effects of drought, thanks to irrigation
and abundant underground and surface water sources. However, many farmers face paying
more in diesel than they had budgeted to keep the irrigation pumps running and their
Impact of the 2012 Drought on Field Crops and Cattle Production in Arkansas – A summary of how the 2012 drought affected row crops and cattle production in Arkansas.
Southern Risk Management Education Center – Established in 2009, the center coordinates risk management education programs throughout the southern region primarily
through a regional competitive grants program serving the states/territories of Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina,
Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The Center strives to build networks and relationships throughout the region with
growers and industry stakeholders that are diverse and grassroots-based. Our ultimate
goal is to deliver results by educating producers.