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The Arkansas Department of Commerce said last week that all companies, including electric cooperatives and their subsidiaries, capable of deploying broadband to rural Arkansas are now eligible to apply for an Arkansas Rural Connect (ARC) grant.

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Columbia County's unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped to 8.3 percent in July, down from 8.4 percent in June, according to a preliminary county by county report released September 3 by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.

Cattle feedlots are beginning to fill again, according to the August Cattle on Feed Report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Entergy Arkansas has created a plan that includes offering flexible options to extend time to pay with payment arrangements, and waiving late fees, if applicable.

A network of Arkansas research scientists, horticulture experts and others has laid the groundwork for a program that will set quality standards for Arkansas-made wine, provide professional development for growers and winemakers and entice consumers to taste the fruit of the state’s vines an…

A rise in service-sector jobs is helping make a dent in the COVID-19 unemployment rate, but gains may be undercut as states re-shutter businesses, according to an economic analysis released this week by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

The Board of Directors of Tyson Foods has declared a quarterly dividend of 42 cents per share on Class A common stock and 37.8 cents per share on Class B common stock, payable on December 15 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 1.

U.S. agriculture officials said this week that honey bee colonies for operations with five or more colonies in the Delta Region of the nation on January 1, 2020 totaled 86,500 colonies, down 16 percent from 103,000 colonies on January 1, 2019.