Category: Arkansas

Wicked Spring Weather

Folks, I don’t know about ya’ll, but this April is bringing some wicked weather. Conditions in Arkansas have been dry since our 9.5 inches of rain on Christmas Eve 2009. 2010 ended up being more than 15 inches in the hole and at the beginning of this week we were already 3 inches behind average for 2011. […]

Agriculture supplies 14 percent of Arkansas tax collections

A thriving agricultural sector, which generated $1.1 billion in 2009 state tax revenue, is a key reason Arkansas’ economy has remained stable compared with the rest of the United States, according to a report from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture. The publication “Structure of the Arkansas Economy and 2009 State Tax Revenue Collections […]

Arkansas Agriculture

Seeing as it is National Agriculture Week, thought I would share with ya’ll a little about Arkansas Agriculture. We may not be at the top of the lists for every sector of Agriculture, but I like to think we make an impact. When I ask what comes to mind when others think of Arkansas Agriculture, responses often […]

Photo Friday: Organic Fertilizer

Thank goodness its Friday! On Fridays I will post a photo from the ranch and discuss the subject. Take a gander and see if you can tell me what we are looking at… Chicken Litter, or composted poultry house bedding and manure. Driving through the back roads and state highways of Arkansas, there is that […]

Ranch Snow Day: The Prolapse

We have heard it time and time again, “No farms or ranches closed today due to winter weather.” Farmers and Ranchers must brave any and all weather conditions to care for and feed livestock. But how often do we hear what happens during those days? It is very difficult to get work done and document […]

Winter on the Ranch

Big News Folks: We are expecting another 9+ inches of snow in Arkansas again this week! Is it just me or does it seem like the weather forecasters have just started hitting “copy and paste” from the Alaska menu? My brother was complaining because there was an inch of snow on the road Monday morning […]

Connecting With Law-Makers on Social Media

Earlier this month when I went to get new tags for my pick-up, I registered to vote – for the first time. Shocker I know, but enough prodding from Anna, and I finally checked the box to register. I have always stood by the way-side, stayed interested in the news reports, and read up on […]

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