LONOKE -- Lawyers for Lonoke County rice farmers seeking a recovery of their losses related to the failure of a grain company in Brinkley must provide more information regarding their claims, a judge ruled Thursday.
Allied project took congressional flak
A new $15 million manufacturing plant and testing laboratory in West Memphis with close ties to the Clean Line Energy project, which is roundly opposed by Arkansas’ delegation in Congress, officially opens today.
Tom Hayes has had plenty on his plate since becoming Tyson Foods' top executive less than four months ago but doesn't want to be a member of the clean-plate club anytime soon. That would imply a job is done.
Cotton will never be "king" again in Arkansas, or in the South, but its upswing continues.
A financial hammer -- a 25-fold increase in fines -- to deter Arkansas farmers from spraying illegal formulations of dicamba and putting their neighbors' crops at risk won't be available for several months.
Missouri, like Arkansas, wrestled with dicamba problems last summer, including the reported loss of 30,000 peach trees owned by a farmer in that state's boot heel and damage to thousands of acres of other crops.
Support lacking in 2 House votes
The attempt to reorganize the state Department of Agriculture is dead for this legislative session, state Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward said Friday.
The state House of Representatives on Friday defeated the governor’s effort to overhaul the state Department of Agriculture about 18 hours after an email blitz by Arkansas Farm Bureau stating its opposition to the bill.
Billed last fall as the first Chinese company to manufacture clothing in the United States, Suzhou Tianyuan Garments Co. will put its operations on Fourche Dam Pike in Little Rock.
A House committee on Wednesday approved a bill revamping the 12-year-old state Department of Agriculture.