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Last year, the State of Arkansas state certified 33 businesses as minority- and women-owned business enterprises through the Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Certification Program, Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) officials announced last week.

Albemarle Corporation, a leading producer of lithium, and 6K have announced a joint development agreement to explore the use of 6K's patented UniMelt materials production platform to develop novel lithium battery materials through potentially disruptive manufacturing processes.

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture is partnering with the Farm Credit Associations of Arkansas for the seventh annual Arkansas Farmers Market Promotion Program and the Arkansas Farmers Market Bag Program.

The Board of Directors of Commercial Metals Company declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 14 cents per share of CMC common stock.

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Arkansas lawmakers recently passed legislation reducing state income taxes for individuals and corporations.

Murphy USA Inc. will release preliminary fourth quarter 2021 earnings results after the market close on Wednesday, February 2, followed by a conference call at 10 a.m. Thursday, February 3.

After floods in 2019 and unseasonably warm winter temperatures in 2020, Arkansas fruit growers faced a different extreme at the start of 2021: back-to-back freezes that put the state’s fruit crops in peril. Except for peaches, Arkansas’ strawberry, blackberry and blueberry crops survived, th…

In June 2018, when Arkansas became the first state in the nation to implement work requirements for certain Medicaid beneficiaries, Governor Asa Hutchinson was triumphant.

In launching its new sustainability ambitions, Hydro has announced its intention to deliver its first commercial volumes of near-zero carbon aluminum in 2022. Hydro is also continuing its technology efforts toward an industrial scale pilot producing carbon-free aluminum by 2030.

It may sound counterintuitive, but chickens can stay cooler in hotter environments if it is a dry heat. They just need a little spritz of water every now and then, and a breeze to create a windchill effect.

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Some may remember the 2017 solar eclipse that traveled over northern Arkansas at 80% coverage of the sun. About a month leading to the date, store owners found themselves trying in vain to restock shelves with more welding and sun protective glasses as shelves were emptying when people reali…

Arkansas hatcheries set 24.8 million broiler-type eggs during the week ending December 18, up 6 percent from the comparable week in 2020 and up 6 percent from the previous week.

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Weyerhaeuser Company has announced that the Science Based Targets initiative has approved the company's greenhouse gas reduction target as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and to keep warming to 1.5°C globally.

Entergy Corporation's shareholders are helping protect the environment by contributing more than $1 million to 14 partnering organizations through the company's Environmental Initiatives Fund, including three programs funded in the Entergy Arkansas service area.

In January, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will survey about 41,000 cattle operations nationwide to provide an up-to-date measure of U.S. cattle inventories.

Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell three-tenths of a percentage point, from 3.7 percent in October to 3.4 percent in November, according to a report released December 17 by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.

Delek US Holdings, Inc., and Delek Logistics Partners, LP announced their 2022 capital spending budget with a range of approximately $250 million to $260 million on a consolidated basis.