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Arkansas AgCast | Sept. 30, 2021

This week, we learn about unique, new research on “night pollinators” and we get to know another inductee in the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame, Andrew Wargo. We also explore the partnership between Five Oaks Duck Lodge and the University of Arkansas at Monticello and the launch of the Five Oaks Ag Research and Education Center.
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Arkansas AgCast | Sept. 23, 2021

This week, we take a “Rice Month” look at this year’s rice harvest and we get a farmer’s perspective on agriculture supply chain challenges. We also hear about the upcoming “How to Win and Election” workshop presented by Arkansas Farm Bureau and the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce.
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VIDEO: Update from the Farm | Rice Harvest 2021

This year, growers have faced wet and cool planting conditions, record floods and were well into rice harvest when a cold front brought combines to a screeching halt in the last week of September. Can we still make this a record year for rice in the Natural State?
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VIDEO: 2021 National Teach Ag Day

Thursday, September 16th is #NationalTeachAgDay, so we talked to current and former ag students around the state about the mentors who influenced their love and passion for agriculture.
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Arkansas AgCast | Sept. 16, 2021

This week, we hear about the critical role data plays in making sound economic decisions on the farm, and we talk about the history of grape breeding in Arkansas and how it led to development of the wildly popular Cotton Candy grape. We also learn about four livestock disease outbreaks that Arkansas agriculture experts are watching closely.
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