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Nearly half of all Arkansas exports go to Western Hemisphere countries, according to new state export data obtained this year from the International Trade Administration's Trade Stats Express. According to the report, Global Patterns of State Exports, more than 45 percent of all Arkansas exp…

Columbia County's unemployment rate rose from 4.3 percent in April to 4.9 percent in May, according to a county by county report released this week by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

The Golden Triangle Economic Development Council will have its next board meeting at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18 at the SAU-Tech Center conference room, 6251 Hussey Road, Camden.

Broiler-type chicks placed for meat production in Arkansas were 24.2 million during the week ending June 23. Placements were up 7 percent from the comparable week in 2017 and up 3 percent from the previous week.

Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.8 percent from April to May, according to a report released June 15 by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services. Labor force data is produced by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Vital Statistics.

In July, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will survey over 250 cattle operations statewide to provide an up-to-date measure of the United States cattle inventory.

Egg production in Arkansas totaled 284 million eggs during May 2018, up 1 percent from the previous month but down 1 percent from May 2017. Hatchery supply eggs contributed 186 million eggs to total production inventory.

Entergy Corporation announced Monday that Rick Riley, president and chief executive officer of Entergy Arkansas Inc., will be named senior vice president of distribution operations and asset management.

Columbia County had lottery ticket sales of $348,690.50 in May, according to a report released June 11 by the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration - Office of the Arkansas Lottery.

The Central Arkansas Development Council Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program begins the week of July 2 and will continue until funds are exhausted.

Some blessings are just one stray seed away from being a curse, as anyone who’s tried to keep forages separated can tell you. And Johnsongrass, known to be an outstanding forage in and of itself, is the perfect example.