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31st annual Arkansas Turfgrass Trade Show, Conference Jan. 10-11 in Hot Springs
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Coaches, boosters, facilities managers and anyone else who cares
for sports turf and has done so without any formal training can learn from the pros
during the Arkansas Turfgrass Trade Show and Conference on Jan. 10-11 at the Hot Springs
2019 tax season explained
LITTLE ROCK – Taxes can be confusing for many Americans. but knowing your income,
understanding state and local taxes, and getting ahead of the game can make tax season
YEAREND: China trade issues dominate 2018 U.S. ag economy
JONESBORO, Ark. – If there was anything that seemed to sum up the 2018 production
year for U.S. soybean growers, it’s a bar chart extension economist Scott Stiles created
showing exports for the week of Nov. 30.
YEAREND: Peanuts top 20K acres in Arkansas for 3rd straight year
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas farmers planted more than 20,000 acres of peanuts for the third
straight year, but this year were enduring a harvest that dragged into December.
YEAREND: Despite cool, wet start, corn ties 4th-highest yield, grain sorghum hits
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — After a slow start because of weather, Arkansas’ corn crop tied
its fourth-highest state average yield and grain sorghum crop yields are within the
normal average range for recent years, said Jason Kelley, extension agronomist for
wheat and feed grains.
YEAREND: Arkansas rice, soybean faced tough weather challenges in 2018
LITTLE ROCK — A year of weather extremes — from a hard-frozen winter to a summer of
drought to seemingly endless rains in the fall — took its toll on both rice and soybean,
two of Arkansas’s top crops. Rice, however, emerged from the fray in notably better
Excellence Awards honor some of Cooperative Extension Service’s best and brightest
LITTLE ROCK — The people behind projects that introduced youth to essential life skills
in the kitchen, fostered professional development among colleagues, and encouraged
young ranchers at the beginning of their careers, were honored during the annual Extension
2019 row crop production meeting schedule
LITTLE ROCK – Here is a list of the 2019 row crop production meetings scheduled as
of Dec.7. For start times and location details, contact your county extension office.
Division of Agriculture to launch ‘Shared Grounds’ kitchen incubators at three Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative
Extension Service is working to make locally grown food more available in several
towns throughout the state.
Arkansas Plant Health Clinic sleuths solve thousands of mysteries each year
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – From hydrangeas to soybeans, lab workers at the Arkansas Plant
Health Clinic see it all and know just what’s wrong with your plant.
Two multicounty regions in Arkansas chosen for pilot program designed to strengthen
LITTLE ROCK – University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Extension Community
and Economic Development announces the selection of two multicounty regions in the
state for participation in CREATE BRIDGES, a program designed to build up rural economies.
CREATE BRIDGES was recently launched in Oklahoma, Kentucky and Arkansas with the help
of a $2.7 million grant from Walmart to the Southern Rural Development Center.
Getting perennial pastures back into shape
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Perennial pastures are valuable to any farm operation and they
took a lot of time, effort and money to put in, said Dirk Philipp, associate professor
of animal science and forage researcher for the University of Arkansas System Division
Freshness, needle drop factor into Christmas tree selection
LITTLE ROCK – Americans selecting Christmas trees for the season’s biggest holiday
aren’t only looking at shape and size, according to experts at the University of Arkansas
System Division of Agriculture. Longevity counts, too.
Researchers find fertilizer choice can affect methanogen activity in soil
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture research
in rice may lead to more sustainable crop production in Arkansas and around the world.