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As Arkansas families begin to make plans for summertime road trips and vacations, law enforcement officers urge motorists to buckle up.  State,...


Versatile grain to star in Rice Expo recipe contest
LITTLE ROCK – One of the most widely eaten grains in the world will have the starring role in the sixth annual Rice Expo Recipe Contest, whose entry deadline is June 16. ...
Red Imported Fire Ants Active Early This Year in Arkansas
Warmer temperatures coupled with a few heavy rains have made the invasive fire ant population in Arkansas active earlier than normal.  Kelly Loftin, University of Arkansas...
Arkansas House Weekly Column
We are now in the final weeks of the legislative session.  Committees and House floor proceedings have been meeting for extended hours the last...


What’s In Store For The Next Farm Bill?
Lawmakers on the House Agriculture Committee spent the morning of Feb. 15 staking out priorities for the 2018 farm bill. It didn’t take long for Arkansas Rep. Rick...
Early Weed Control Pays Off
Managing weeds to prevent them from competing with forage for water and nutrients is even more important at the time when about half of Arkansas is in drought. “Winter is...
Division of Agriculture Breeder Seeks Genetic Secrets to High-Yield...
U of A System Division of Agriculture Producing enough wheat to keep up with a growing global population has been a constant struggle for farmers and a challenge to wheat...
January 31 is Final Deadline to Enroll in Health Insurance
Arkansans wishing to purchase health insurance have until Tuesday, January 31 to sign up on the state’s My Arkansas Insurance Individual Marketplace. Uninsured Arkansans...
State Capitol Week in Review
LITTLE ROCK – When the 91st General Assembly convenes on January 9, lawmakers will quickly take up fiscal policy because the outcome of many proposed bills will depend on...
NRCS to Expand Targeted Conservation Effort for Wildlife on...
New Project to Provide Opportunities for Producers to Restore, Protect Habitat for Northern Bobwhite LITTLE ROCK, AR– The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is...
NRCS Announces Application Deadline for Ag Producers to Apply for...
Agricultural producers in Arkansas, Craighead, Cross, Lonoke, St. Francis, Poinsett and Prairie counties have until January 30, 2017, to submit applications for funding...
Looking Ahead: What’s in Store for 2017
For the first time since 2007, Republicans have control of Congress and the White House. We are excited about moving forward with an agenda that will improve the lives of...
January House Calls
Q: What are signs of Parkinson’s? A: Parkinson’s disease is a nervous system condition that affects movement and gets worse over time. All patients do not experience the...
Arkansas House Weekly Column
You can never tell where a teacher's influence will end. Teachers inspire us and push us all to our fullest potential. There are over 32,000 such dedicated professionals...
House to House: Holiday wishes from the Arkansas Realtors® Association
Every year the hustle and bustle of shopping for presents, decorating your home and prepping it for family celebrations on top of all of your other errands has us...