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News - January 2017


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Jan. 13, 2017

Agriculture awards honor leadership, accomplishments in research and extension

ROGERS, Ark. — Outstanding efforts in research, education, support and other categories within the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture were recognized Friday at the Agriculture Awards Luncheon. 

Jan. 13, 2017

2017 production meetings now in full swing throughout state

CARLISLE, Ark. — The first of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s annual series of production meetings began this week, as agronomists and other experts visited farmers and industry consultants across Arkansas to give their assessments of both the year that was — and the year that will be — for the state’s largest industry.

Jan. 13, 2017

35 Arkansans join 900-person National 4-H Congress in Atlanta

LITTLE ROCK – Thirty-five Arkansas 4-H State Record Book winners were among the nearly 900 youth who gathered in Atlanta for the annual National 4-H Congress, a premier leadership event for senior 4-H’ers.

Jan. 13, 2017

Carson scholarship application deadline March 10

LITTLE ROCK – College-bound high school seniors planning to pursue a degree in horticulture or other agriculture-related fields are eligible to apply for a $1,000 scholarship named in honor of extension horticulture specialist Janet Carson.

Jan. 12, 2017

Upcoming sprayer clinics scheduled across state

LITTLE ROCK — Experts with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will be conducting a series of instructional clinics across Arkansas, intended to keep growers abreast of the latest technical and regulatory changes in spray application technology.

Jan. 12, 2017

Moore takes reins as director of Div of Ag’s Veterinary Diagnostic Lab

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — There’s no rest for the new Director of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.

Jan. 10, 2017

Poinsett County family has strong showing in soybean yield contest

HARRISBURG, Ark. — When it comes to soybean yields, it is hard to compete with a county like Poinsett, or a family like the Wrays.

Jan. 9, 2017

Feb. 28 Pigposium III puts resistant pigweed in spotlight

LITTLE ROCK – Herbicide resistant pigweed, one of the biggest problems Mid-South farmers are wrestling, takes center stage at Pigosium III, set for Feb. 28 at East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City.

Jan. 4, 2017

B.R. Wells inducted to Agriculture Hall of Fame

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The late Bobby R. Wells, a world-renowned rice expert and University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture researcher, will be among five individuals inducted into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame in March.

Jan. 3, 2017

Workshops to add depth to turfgrass conference

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — The Arkansas Turfgrass Association Conference and Trade Show is scheduled to take place Jan. 12-13 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. The deadline for pre-registration is Wednesday, Jan. 4.

Jan. 3, 2017

Resistant weeds, variety selection, land values on agenda for 2017 Tri-State Soybean Forum

DUMAS, Ark. – Resistant weeds, variety selection and land values are among the topics on the agenda for the 61st annual of the Tri-State Soybean Forum scheduled for Jan. 6 in Dumas.