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Dead-chicken disposal hard chore on Arkansas farm

Washington County agency raises composting concerns

Subscriber onlyIndependent contract poultry growers deal with dead chickens every day, disposing of hundreds of birds that don't make it to the slaughterhouse. Continue reading...

Firm scuttles plan to build $90 million wood-pellet mill in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyZilkha Biomass LLC of Houston has scuttled its plan to build a $90 million wood-pellet mill in Monticello. Continue reading...

Claims allowed in rehab lawsuit; clients say state pay rules skirted

Subscriber onlyIn a ruling filed last week, a Fayetteville federal judge refused to remove certain wage-related claims in a case brought against a drug rehabilitation program and Hendren Plastics Inc. Continue reading...

Meat glut in U.S. a fear in trade war

Subscriber onlyArkansas farmers, ranchers and producers have been hedging their bets and bracing for the fallout from a potential U.S. trade war with China. Continue reading...

'Fake meat' held up by regulatory tug-of-war

Subscriber onlyFoods made from animal cells are currently caught in a turf war between the nation's two food inspection agencies, largely brought on by labeling concerns and each side's interpretation of where their jurisdiction lies. Continue reading...

New suit alleges chicken price fix; four defendants are based in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyKroger Co. and two other supermarket chains on Friday joined a group of corporations suing the chicken industry on allegations it manipulated U.S. broiler chicken prices. Continue reading...

Eastern Oklahoma seeing a resurgence in poultry farming

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas poultry companies in recent years have been looking elsewhere to raise their chickens, mostly in east Oklahoma. Continue reading...

Walmart gives out millions in grants to assist art, care groups

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. announced plans Tuesday morning to donate more than $22 million to improve Northwest Arkansas organizations that advocate for and promote the arts, recreation and health. Continue reading...

Walmart donates $22M toward NWA groups supporting arts, recreation, health

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. announced a plan Tuesday morning to give more than $22 million in grants to improve Northwest Arkansas organizations that advocate and promote the arts, recreation and health. Continue reading...

Suppliers pitch wares to Walmart; open-call event part of plan to invest in American goods

Subscriber onlyHundreds of U.S. suppliers on Wednesday gathered in Northwest Arkansas to pitch their products to Walmart buyers, hoping to snag a deal with the retail giant. Continue reading...

Inventors set sights on Walmart slots

Subscriber onlyBrad Hill of Bentonville said it came to him in a dream. Continue reading...

Food-delivery services making big gains, including in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyFood-delivery companies such as BiteSquad, UberEats and Waitr are changing the way people eat restaurant meals nationwide, including in Arkansas. Continue reading...

Expert: Tyson’s deals a good fit

Acquisition, sale align with goals

Subscriber onlyKeeping with Tyson Foods Inc.’s goal to become a protein powerhouse, the company recently snapped up an organic chicken company and found a buyer for its frozen foods brands. Continue reading...

Hologram, pop stars cap Walmart revelry

Subscriber only Walmart made clear this week that it is staying true to its roots and the vision of founder Sam Walton, despite a growing emphasis on e-commerce and retail technology. Continue reading...

Walmart all business at Northwest Arkansas event

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. has separated the business from the party during its 2018 shareholders week. Continue reading...

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