Eligible producers can now formally enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2014 and 2015. The enrollment period begins June 17 and will end Sept. 30....More
The University of Arkansas and USDA’s Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service are providing information about disaster assistance program and crop insurance to help farmers and ranchers who have been adversely affected by recent heavy rains and flooding....More
University of Arkansas Extension Service to conduct Food & Agribusiness Webinar on flood damage assistance and prevented planted and failed acreage considerations due to ongoing weather-related problems in Arkansas....More
A meeting to help farmers manage their crops once floodwater recede will by held by Arkansas Extension personnel June 8 in Morrilton, Ark. The Arkansas River Valley Flooding meeting is set for 9:30 a.m. in the Multi-Purpose Building at the Conway County Fairgrounds....More
USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service to host webinar to help explain procedures for applying for Regional Conservation Partnership Program or RCPP grants to enhance conservation efforts....More
Beekeepers need more forages for their bees than most can provide so they rely on farmers to provide healthy crops and other vegetation to feed them, a fact which seems to be lost on many activists calling for pesticides to be banned or withdrawn from use....More
On May 1, under lovely skies and a refreshing breeze, Jim Quinton and other volunteers picked up yardsticks and began a tour through Arkansas wheat fields.
Quinton – currently residing in Mexico, Missouri -- and colleagues counted tillers and looked for disease in an effort to compile a simple “state of the crop” report.