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Arkansas AgCast | August 5, 2021

On this week's edition we get an update on this year's rice production in the state and learn about the upcoming briefing with the Senate Ag Committee taking place in Arkansas.
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Arkansas AgCast | July 29, 2021

On this week's edition, we hear about the importance of upcoming agricultural yield surveys from the National Agricultural Statistics Service. We also learn all about soil moisture sensors and other technology for managing irrigation and get the latest on this year’s soybean crop.
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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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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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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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