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Arkansas AgCast | June 17, 2021

On this week's edition, we travel through Southeast Arkansas to hear from some farmers facing heavy losses after last week’s floods. We also get an update on the Mississippi River bridge closure at Memphis and we hear how farmers and ranchers can avoid heat-related illnesses this summer.
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Arkansas AgCast | June 10, 2021

On this week's edition, we hear about the impact of heavy rains and flooding across parts of Arkansas and take a look at what the economic impact might be of this week’s wet weather. We also learn more about the new Experience Arkansas Agriculture promotional campaign and get a preview of the upcoming Officers & Leaders Conference for Arkansas Farm Bureau.
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Arkansas AgCast | June 3 2021

On this week's edition, we hear about important issues facing the beef cattle industry. We also get an update on this year's rice crop and we take a look at overall row-crop planting progress and find out what might lie ahead this growing season.
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Arkansas AgCast | May 27, 2021

On this weeks episode we hear about Arkansas Cicades from Dr. Aaron Cato and we also talk to Marianna farmer Nathan Reed about his restoration of abandoned tractors. Finally we hear from Arkansas Farm Bureau's Mark Lambert on the agricultural impacts of the Memphis Mississippi River bridge closure.
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Arkansas AgCast | May 20, 2021

On this week’s edition, we hear about recent Arkansas Supreme Court rulings related to the state Plant Board, get the latest on cotton planting in Arkansas and get to know Lauren McCullough, one of the hosts of Good Roots, the new Arkansas PBS segment sponsored by Arkansas Farm Bureau.
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Arkansas AgCast | May 13, 2021

On this week’s edition, we talk Arkansas weather with KATV meteorologist Todd Yakoubian and we learn about the next stage of construction on the Grand Prairie Irrigation District.
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Arkansas AgCast | May 6, 2021

On this week’s edition, we sit down for a chat with the recently retired crop, soil and environmental expert Dr. Andrew Sharpley about his distinguished academic career and his experience working on the Discovery Farms Program and with Arkansas farmers. We also dig a little deeper into Arkansas Discovery Farms with University of Arkansas scientist Mike Daniels
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Arkansas AgCast | April 29, 2021

On this week’s edition, we learn about a new video project called “Experience Arkansas Agriculture,” and we talk to agriculture economics professor Dr. Bob Stark, who is retiring this summer after a distinguished career at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. We also get a final legislative session wrap-up from Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Jeff Pitchford.
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Arkansas AgCast | April 22, 2021

On this week’s edition, we talk about the potential impact of cold weather on one grower’s peach crop, we hear from the Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives about agriculture-focused legislation, and we get an update on other happenings at the state legislature from Arkansas Farm Bureau’s own Jeff Pitchford.
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Arkansas AgCast | April 15, 2021

On this week’s edition, we get the latest on cotton planting in Arkansas, learn about the important connection between water fowl and rice farming, and hear the latest on what’s being done to fight the feral hog problem in the state. We also get an update on what’s happening at the state legislature.
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