The June report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed more people earning paychecks, but unemployment rates still exceeding pre-COVID-19 levels.
A change of manager permit was granted to one local retailer and application was made by another retailer to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board in June.
Columbia County's unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped to 9.0 percent in May from 9.5 percent in April, according to a preliminary county-by-county report released last week by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.
In 2009, the recall of a single contaminated peanut butter product led to recalls of more than 200 other products in which the peanut butter was an ingredient.
Meat processing continued at a lower level through May, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, but it wasn’t because of COVID-19-related closures.
The franchise holder for many South Arkansas and North Louisiana Pizza Hut locations has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Consumer spending rises as states reopen, but levels remain below pre-pandemic levels, according to an economic analysis released Monday by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
PotlatchDeltic Corporation will sell approximately 72,000 acres in Minnesota to The Conservation Fund for approximately $48 million in cash.
Albemarle Corporation, which has extensive chemical production operations in Columbia and Union counties, will release its second quarter 2020 earnings after the NYSE closes on Wednesday, August 5.
Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 9.5 percent in May -- down from 10.8 percent in April (revised up from the preliminary April estimate of 10.2 percent) - according to a report released June 19 by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will survey catfish operations nationwide to provide an up-to-date measure of U.S. catfish inventories and water acreage used for production.
Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) is extending their discount programs through July 7 for senior citizens and critical and emergency service providers in all four of its banners – Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods, Spring Market and FRESH by Brookshire’s.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible Arkansas small businesses and non-profits still experiencing economic impacts due to COVID-19.
Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation has announced that president and CEO Jayson Penn has begun a paid leave of absence, effective immediately.
The effect of COVID-19 on Arkansas’ unemployment rate in April varied by county, but also turned the typical rural versus urban unemployment rate trend on its head, according to a study released by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
Marketing and finding labor are among challenges facing the state’s beef processors, according to a study from the Public Policy Center of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
Columbia County's unemployment rate for April (not seasonally adjusted) was recorded at 9.5 percent, up from 5.7 percent in March, according a preliminary county by county report released by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.
One Columbia County retailer has applied for a "change of manager" permit before the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board the week ending May 1, according to the ABC website.
The Corporate Assembly of Norsk Hydro ASA resolved at its recent meeting to elect Rune Bjerke as new member of the Board of Directors, with effect from June 17, 2020, for a period of up to two years.
The Board of Directors of Union Pacific Corporation has declared a quarterly dividend of 97 cents per share on the company’s common stock, payable June 30 to shareholders of May 29.
Commercial Metals Company, in conjunction with its third quarter earnings release for fiscal 2020, invites the public to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 18.
Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose from 5.0 percent in March (revised up from the preliminary March estimate of 4.8 percent) to 10.2 percent in April, according to a report released by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.
The meat sector is feeling an accordion effect. Squeezed by panic buying and supply chain disruptions, record gaps are forming between pricing at the farm and wholesale levels, according to an analysis done by John Anderson, economist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
International Paper has declared a quarterly dividend of 51.25 cents per share for the period from April 1, 2020, to June 30, 2020, inclusive, on its common stock, par value $1.00.
Arkansas is the 9th leading producer of timber in the United States, harvesting more than 24 million tons per year of timber worth an estimated $445 million to landowners.
Animal scientists at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture have demonstrated that replacing crude proteins in hog diets with feed grade amino acids can reduce the carbon footprint of swine production.
Beef and pork processing rebounded last week after dropping sharply, while wholesale beef prices continued rocketing to new record highs, according to an analysis done by John Anderson.
Stage Stores will reopen many of its locations on Friday, only to start liquidation sales in conjunction with its weekend Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
The Board of Directors of Tyson Foods, Inc., has declared a quarterly dividend of 43 cents per share on Class A common stock and 37.8 cents per share on Class B common stock, payable on September 15 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 1.