Regional Farm News

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New study shows producers where and how to grow cellulosic biofuel crops

According to a recent ruling by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, 288 million gallons of cellulosic biofuel must be blended into the ...
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When and how to prepare a farm balance sheet

The balance sheet is a document that lists the value of all assets owned and all liabilities owed by an entity at a particular point in time. It is al...
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New Conservation Stewardship Program sign-up available for rice producers in Arkansas

Rice producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for a special Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) sign-up. L...
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Mississippi : Cover crops present challenges, advantages to farmers

Producers who plant winter crops with no intention of harvesting them reap the benefits of soil conservation, weed control and nutrient retention. &nb...
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First Irrigation Water Management School set for Jan. 30 at Jonesboro

Learn to make the best use of your irrigation this growing season through schools being offered by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agric...
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Arkansas : Ag innovation, sustainable crop practices, soil health top agenda at Jan. 31 conference in Jonesboro

Initiatives for innovation and sustainability are top of the agenda for the 20th annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference set for Jan. 31 i...
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In Memorium : Dr. David Agnew

AgWatch has lost one of our most vocal and loyal friends. Dr. David Agnew passed away suddenly at his home on January 15, 2018. David was one of the g...
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Arkansas : Combine, irrigation system two of the largest donations to Cooperative Extension Service “in recent memory

The Cooperative Extension Service has received two of the most valuable non-cash donations “in recent memory,” said Brian Helms, Director of Stake...
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Arkansas : Dicamba, flooding top list of most impactful ag stories of 2017

2017 presented another tumultuous year for agriculture in Arkansas, from record flooding to pitched battles over the use of one of the most popular he...
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Arkansas : A-State 24th annual Agribusiness Conference set for February 14, 2018

Arkansas State University will hold its 24th annual Agribusiness Conference on February 14, 2018. This year’s conference will focus on agricultural ...