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Analysis of meals suggests cutbacks

Subscriber onlyChanges in eating habits are proving to be a challenge for food and beverage companies as Americans get older and eat fewer meals throughout the week. Continue reading...

NW Arkansas real estate prices soar

Subscriber onlyContinued population growth paired with finite residential lot space have pushed real estate prices to record levels this year in booming parts of Northwest Arkansas, raising concerns about the cost of living in the region. Continue reading...

Oklahoma freezes poultry permits

Subscriber onlyThe Oklahoma State Board of Agriculture on Monday suspended the acceptance of applications for new poultry farms and additions to existing farms. Continue reading...

Poultry growers add houses in state

Subscriber onlyPoultry growers in Northwest Arkansas are adding more chicken houses to their farms this year, or updating houses to meet company standards according to data released last week. Continue reading...

Program on farm safety starting

Less ammonium exposure is goal

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. Department of Labor is starting a program to help reduce the amount of ammonium exposure that agricultural workers face on a regular basis. Continue reading...

Tyson CEO Hayes to step down; White to take reins

Subscriber onlyNoel White, a longtime executive at Tyson Foods with expertise in commercial beef and pork operations, will take the helm of the nation's largest food company, effective Sept. 30. Continue reading...

Grass tennis courts tested at UA

Public can pay to play as part of university experiment

Subscriber onlyTurf scientists in Fayetteville have made it possible for Arkansas tennis players to try their serves and volleys on grass courts as they would at Wimbledon. Continue reading...

Cherokees look at poultry expansion

Subscriber onlyThe Cherokee Nation announced this week that it is forming a joint council with the state of Oklahoma to study the growing number of poultry houses in the state. Continue reading...

E-cigarette sales to kids targeted

FDA warns retailers across country, fines three in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently sent more than 1,300 warning letters and fined U.S. retailers for selling e-cigarette products to minors. Three Arkansas retailers were fined. Continue reading...

George's enters deal to acquire Ozark Mountain Poultry

Subscriber onlyOzark Mountain Poultry, a smaller producer focused on chicken marketed as free of antibiotics, is being acquired by Springdale-based George's Inc., the 11th-largest poultry producer in the U.S. Continue reading...

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Walmart Shareholders meeting Friday, June 1, 2018 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Walmart Shareholders meeting Friday, June 1, 2018 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

Published: June 1, 2018

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