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Ag Econ 101 | What Ag Really Means to Arkansas

University of Arkansas Extension Economists and Assistant Professors Lawson Connor and Hunter Biram provide a short lesson on the true impact of agriculture to the Arkansas economy and explains how we compare to other southern states.
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Market Briefs | Aug. 25, 2022

More udpates from the August Supply/Demand report, the first report of the crop year to use farmer survey data in the production estimates.
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Arkansas Agriculture | Issue 65

Building a legacy with the 2020 Arkansas Farm Family of the Year, a Q&A with Arkansas Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Jeff Pitchford, law and policy updates and more.
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Catfish Facts for Catfish Month

Whether we’re frying some up for family and friends, fishing for them or feasting on them, catfish is an important part of life for Arkansans. In honor of Arkansas Catfish Month, we put together a few facts about the catfish industry in the state.
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Market Briefs | August 18, 2022

USDA released the August Crop Production and Supply/Demand report. It is the first report of the crop year to use farmer survey data in the production estimates.
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2022 Cotton Update with Bill Robertson

Following a record-setting year in several statistical categories for Arkansas cotton, expectations were high for this year’s acreage. Bill Robertson, cotton extension agronomist with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, provides an update on where things stand with the crop and the challenges growers have faced so far.
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Aerial Application | A Helicopter Story

From the Vietnam War to Atlanta law enforcement, the helicopter used by Over the Top Aviation Inc. in Cash has seen a lot of history and a lot of action. Now Over the Top owner and president John Smith uses the chopper for aerial spraying of rice, soybean and corn fields in Northeast Arkansas. See how aerial application by helicopter works and learn more about the fascinating history of the aircraft and the company in our latest video.
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