Personal income rose in January, as did consumer savings and spending on food outside of the home, according to the February Personal Income and Outlays Report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation’s Organization and Member Programs department has hired three new staff members. Austin Lester, Brock Roberts and Lindsey Rucker.
City attorney Mike Boyd met with the Magnolia Regional Health Systems board during last week’s meeting to discuss options for their issues regarding sale tax revenues.
Six major utilities, including Entergy Arkansas, have announced a plan to ensure that electric vehicle drivers have access to a seamless network of charging stations connecting major highway systems from the Atlantic Coast through the Midwest and South, and into the Gulf Coast and Central Pl…
AUBURN, AL — Mike Phillips, an Arkansas native and former director of the Southwest Research and Extension Center in Hope, has been named director of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System.
Albemarle Corporation will sell its Fine Chemistry Services business to W.R. Grace & Co. for approximately $570 million.
Sharonda Roach, Connor Williams, Jaela Talley and Jessica Dean have been promoted to assistant vice presidents at Peoples Bank, according to Mary Fowler, CEO.
Tyson Foods, Inc., said Monday it is making organizational changes designed to improve operational agility, customer experience and speed of innovation to market.
STAR CITY — A week of rising temperatures will give those in Arkansas agriculture a window to assess damage and losses caused by a week of record cold and snowfall.
Columbia County Conservation District landowners are being notified that three directors for the district will be selected during an election from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 2.
Hydro aims to become a major international player in the manufacture of electric batteries, and the recycling of those batteries.
The Board of Directors of Walmart Inc. has approved an annual cash dividend for fiscal year 2022 of $2.20 per share, an increase of approximately 2 percent from the $2.16 per share paid for the last fiscal year.
Aerojet Rocketdyne and Lockheed Martin said Friday that, as expected, they have received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission as part of the regulatory review process for the acquisition of the Aerojet by Lockheed.
If you are a building supplier, the economic outlook for 2021 is looking better than expected following the COVID-19 pandemic. If you operate a family-owned tree farm and want to harvest stumpage, 2021 is looking financially flat as there is an overabundance of trees in Arkansas and the South.
Albemarle Corporation, which has extensive bromine and chemical production facilities in Columbia and Union counties, has announced its results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020.
Single-digit wind chills, freezing water in pipes and troughs and high snow loads on roofs are causing concerns for poultry and cattle operations, specialists from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture said Monday.
More than $377,000 in shared 2020 profits will go to Farm Credit of Western Arkansas members across Calhoun, Columbia, Ouachita, and Union counties in late February.
Helena Nonka, global head of new business for natural resources at SGS, has been appointed executive vice president for Corporate Development in Hydro.
Davita Inc., the kidney dialysis company that has a clinic in Magnolia, has announced financial and operating results for the quarter and year ended December 31.
Tyson Foods, Inc., which has extensive South Arkansas growing and processing operations, has reported first quarter results (in millions, except per share data).
The Board of Directors of Murphy USA Inc., has declared a quarterly cash dividend on the common stock of Murphy USA Inc. of 25 cents per share, or $1 per share on an annualized basis.
The Board of Directors of Tyson Foods, Inc., has declared a quarterly dividend of 44.5 cents per share on Class A common stock and 40.05 cents per share on Class B common stock, payable on June 15 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 1.
Dansons USA will convert the former Georgia-Pacific mill in Hope into the nation’s largest barbecue wood pellet mill and distribution center.
Danny Games, director of business and economic development for Entergy Arkansas, traces the roots of what he does for a living to 1913, the year Magnolia native Harvey Couch created the company that would eventually become Entergy. Couch built his business on the philosophy and on the slogan…
Weyerhaeuser Company has reported fourth quarter net earnings of $292 million, or 39 cents per diluted share, on net sales of $2.1 billion. This compares with a net loss of $14 million, or two cents per diluted share, on net sales of $1.5 billion for the same period last year and net earning…
The Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment, Division of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) Energy Office has started a new program to bolster the state’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
Columbia County's unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped to 5.8 percent for December 2020 from 6.9 percent in November 2020. A preliminary county by county report was released February 4, 2021, by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.
Tyson Foods, Inc., is launching Upward Pathways, an in-plant career development program that provides frontline team members with job skills training and workforce certifications at no cost.
PotlatchDeltic Corporation has reported net income of $100 million, or $1.48 per diluted share, on revenues of $337.4 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2020. Net income was $11.4 million, or 17 cents per diluted share, on revenues of $203.5 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2019.
Albemarle Corporation, which operates brine fields and chemical plants in Columbia and Union counties, has announced preliminary results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2020.
Murphy USA Inc., the El Dorado-based marketer of retail motor fuel products and convenience merchandise, has listed preliminary financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31.
Albemarle Corporation, which operates brine fields and chemical plants in Columbia and Union counties, has commenced an underwritten public offering of $1.3 billion worth of shares of its common stock.
Entergy Arkansas customers will see a one-time credit on February 2021 bills, following an annual adjustment based on the outcome of certain federal tax positions and a decrease in the state tax rate.
One trend that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic and has continued into 2021 is a greater interest among Arkansans in growing their own food.
Murphy USA Inc. and Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. have made a five-year agreement that stipulates Core-Mark as the primary wholesale distributor to Murphy USA, delivering over 75 percent of the merchandise sold in Murphy locations.