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VIDEO: A Businessman & Horseman

George Eldridge of Gregory is well known as the restauranteur who started Doe's Eat Place Little Rock, AR and the Tamale Factory, but many people don't know this Woodruff County native also owns a working horse ranch on property that's been in his family since the 1800s.
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Arkansas AgCast | July 22, 2021

On this week's edition, we hear about the Diversity in Agriculture Virtual Conference and what was shared and learned by participants. We also talk to podcaster and speaker Vance Crowe, who delivered the keynote address at Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Officers & Leaders Conference, and we learn about all things hummingbird with an Arkansas Audubon Society ornithologist.
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Arkansas AgCast | July 15, 2021

On this week's edition, we kick off a series of interviews with upcoming inductees into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame and visit with teachers attending the FFA’s Arkansas Agricultural Education Summer Teacher's Conference at Camp Couchdale in Garland County. We also learn about a new sheep herd at the University of Arkansas Monticello.
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Market Briefs for July 9

USDA released their acreage report last week. Overall in Arkansas, there was an acreage shift out of high-input crops like rice and cotton and into corn and soybeans as the price ratios have made those crops more attractive to farmers.
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Arkansas AgCast | July 8, 2021

On this week's edition, we get a preview of the upcoming Diversity in Ag Virtual Conference, learn about the ongoing problem of fire ants and discuss the latest crop progress report from the USDA.
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Arkansas AgCast | July 1, 2021

On this week's edition, we visit a Hempstead County farmers market to meet some local growers and vendors, we hear about the recently released Arkansas Groundwater Protection and Management Report and get some tips on avoiding tick problems.
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Arkansas AgCast | June 24, 2021

On this week's edition, we hear from University of Arkansas experts about the physical and economic impact of recent flooding in Southeast Arkansas. We also get an update from the Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Environmental Issues Committee meeting in Cave Springs and we learn about Dairy Month in Arkansas.
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