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Agriculture Summer Tennessee

Effects of 2012 drought on corn after the rain

Can you believe we’re already on the second week of August? Classes for kids here in Tennessee have already begun and my University classes start in a few short weeks. But for now, I’m actually headed home to Arkansas for a few days. I’ll get a hands-on look at some of the worst drought seen […]

Agriculture Proud Arkansas Cattle Guest Post Ranch Life

Family and Farming will persist through the Arkansas drought

A special Thank You to @Urban Magazine from Fort Smith, Arkansas for featuring my story and insight on this year’s drought and its impact on the farming community. Be sure to check out the original story and leave a comment on the @Urban Magazine website. Ryan Goodman is tracking the extreme drought from his home […]

Agriculture Arkansas

Isaac brings rain, worries and relief for Arkansas drought

Hurricane Isaac’s approach to Arkansas and the Midwestern states couldn’t be more of a blessing. These areas are in great need of significant rainfall.┬áMy thoughts go out to those affected by the significant flooding and wind damage on the coasts of Mississippi and Louisiana. Even though some forecasts are calling for up to 8 inches […]

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CBS News covers Arkansas drought – Respond with comments

No matter how hard we (farmers, ranchers, others within the agriculture community) may try to share our story with the world, there will always be haters. That would be those folks who have made up their minds about agriculture based on their first impressions from anti-agriculture groups. We have a long road to travel in […]

Arkansas Cattle Summer

Arkansas Drought forcing ranchers to sell off cattle

As the drought conditions in Arkansas continue to worsen, farmers and ranchers watch their fields turn brown and water sources shrink. A few weeks ago, I shared a few photos from my family’s fields on CNN. Despite more numerous spotty showers, this week’s drought monitor update shows the drought only intensifying in Arkansas and across […]

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Impact of drought through farmers’ voices on CNN

  Agriculture has had it rough in the eyes of the media during the past few years. With groups like PeTA and HSUS drumming up emotional topics and images with poultry and pork farming, it has been tough for farmers to get a positive voice in the conversation. Earlier this year, ABC News really hashed […]

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