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Arkansas hatcheries set 23.9 million broiler-type eggs during the week ending November 23, down 4 percent from the comparable week in 2018 but up 1 percent from the previous week.

Farm and ranch leaders from across Arkansas will come together December 4-6 for Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 85th annual convention, set for the Marriott Hotel and the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Magnolia Regional Medical Center began the fiscal year with a negative EBITDA of $169,123 in October.

The proposed conversion of Magnolia Regional Medical Center to a non-profit corporation will be on the agenda for MRMC directors on Monday.

Arkansas hatcheries set 23.7 million broiler-type eggs during the week ending November 16, 2019, down 3 percent from the comparable week in 2018 but up 5 percent from the previous week.

Arkansas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained stable at 3.5 percent between September and October, according to a report released this week by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.

Arkansas hatcheries set 22.4 million broiler-type eggs during the week ending November 9, down 7 percent from the comparable week in 2018 and down 2 percent from the previous week.

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas, there were 3.5 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, November 10.

Weyerhaeuser Company has announced that its board of directors declared a dividend of 34 cents per share on the common stock of the company, payable in cash on December 20, 2019, to holders of record of such common stock as of the close of business on December 6, 2019.

Albemarle Corporation has announced that it expects third quarter 2019 diluted earnings per share to be approximately $1.46 and adjusted earnings per share to be $1.53 on net income of approximately $155 million and adjusted EBITDA of approximately $254 million.

Arkansas hatcheries set 22.8 million broiler-type eggs during the week ending October 26, down 2 percent from the comparable week in 2018 but up 6 percent from the previous week.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded a $400,000 grant to a team of faculty researchers within the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture to study the respiratory microbiome and metatranscriptome of beef cattle and their influences on bovine respiratory disease.

Researchers with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture hope to collect data from cattle producers across the state in an effort to determine the prevalence of anaplasmosis, an oft-deadly tick-borne pathogen.

The Board of Directors of BancorpSouth Bank has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 18.5 cents per common share. The dividend is payable January 2, 2020, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 13, 2019.