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monsanto sues arkansas over dicamba ban

In the most recent development in the dicamba scandal Monsanto have filed a lawsuit in Arkansas’ Pulaski County Circuit Court, suing state regulators for blocking dicamba for the 2018 growing season. The herbicide is controversial to say the least, increasing yields in resistant crops but simultaneously killing all other life in the region through drift […]

Posted: October 28 2017
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summer leadership summit: native youth in agriculture

Fayetteville, Arkansas July 21 – July 25 Join us for the Native Youth in Agriculture Summit and become a part of the next generation of food and agriculture leaders throughout Indian Country. Fifty selected students will travel to Fayetteville to participate in a week long education and leadership summit designed to provide comprehensive training in […]

Posted: April 17 2014
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spring conference: central arkansas new agrarian society

April 26th, 2014, Little Rock, AR   The Central Arkansas New Agrarian Society (CANAS) is hosting a day-long series of workshops devoted to backyard gardening, food security, skill sharing, and community food culture.  Participants in this first conference will learn to plan, grow, source, and use the freshest food and products in Central Arkansas. Join us […]

Posted: April 4 2014
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farmers mix well

More mixers at this year's SSAWG Conference!  Co-hosted by Greenhorns and coming right up. From the Southeastern Young & Beginning Farmer Alliance: We're at it again: throwing parties. Join us for two hoe-downs at this year's SSAWG Conference Jan 23-26 in Little Rock, Arkansas. We've teamed up with a whole slew of friends to host evening affairs […]

Posted: January 8 2013
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apprenticeship at farm girl natural foods

We're a grass-fed livestock farm in Central Arkansas run by our young family of four. We use humane, sustainable farming practices to produce artisan animal products for a niche market of quality-conscious customers. We are deep in the process of developing and expanding from a moderately profitable side-business to a full time enterprise.

Posted: January 2 2013
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foundation farm is still for sale!

and the price has been lowered to $89,000. Amazingly enough we are selling Foundation Farm. We are "rebooting" our farming dream-machine yet another time with a new farm projected out for 2010/2011 not very far from here.  Our plan is to attract an organic farmer to our community by offering Foundation Farm, a reputed  farm with […]

Posted: April 20 2011
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could it be spray? could it be flu?

Dead Birds Fall From Sky AGAIN In Louisiana, 300 Miles From Arkansas Incident Days Earlier Travis Walter Donovan for the Huffington Post Around 500 dead birds have fallen from the sky in Louisiana, found scattered along a quarter-mile portion of highway in Point Coupee Parish, the AP reports. The discovery is approximately 300 miles south […]

Posted: January 6 2011