Spring Rain Will Determine Cattle Herds

Posted: January 12, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Drought in Northwest Arkansas may have included it in a national declaration, but what farmers really want is rain.

At A Glance


Wednesday’s drought designation qualifies farmers for low-interest loans. The Farm Service Agency serving Benton, Madison and Washington said Friday the current loan rate is 2.125 percent.

Source: Staff Report

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