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$44,500 requested for poultry testing, mitigation in Scott County outbreak
The Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission is seeking a $44,500 grant to cover the cost of mitigation of an isolated outbreak of avian influenza in Scott County earlier this year. Continue reading...
But focus is still on conservation
Arkansas cattle ranchers, in the wake of the 2012 drought that dried up pastures and shrank hay supplies, turned increasingly this year to management techniques aimed at conserving grass, state agricultural expects say. Continue reading...
Research is responsible for creating new strains
CLARKSVILLE — It all started more than six decades ago when the University of Arkansas’ agriculture division established a research station to help farmers supplement their incomes by planting peach groves. Continue reading...