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The Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890 and the 1944 law that became known as the GI Bill had an enormous influence on the growth of the United States through the last two centuries, said Ed Fryar, entrepreneur, former professor and now trustee for the University of Arkansas System.

LSB Industries, Inc., which operates El Dorado Chemical, is set to join the broad-market Russell 3000 Index at the conclusion of the 2022 Russell indexes annual reconstitution.

Governor Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston joined this week with Chief Scientist and Chairman of the Israel Innovation Authority Dr. Ami Appelbaum and Consul General of Israel to the Southwest Livia Link-Raviv to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between t…

Arkansas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.2 percent between April and May, according to a report released June 17 by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.

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

Raytheon Technologies Corporation has announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of 55 cents per outstanding share of RTX common stock.

Columbia County's unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) remained unchanged at 4.3 percent from March to April, according to a preliminary county by county report released June 1 by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.

The Farmers Bank Foundation of Magnolia has announced an endowment of $125,000 to Hope Public Schools. Funds donated will be allocated to Hope Public Schools high school seniors to attend local universities and community colleges within the footprints of Farmers Bank & Trust branches.

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In a world with shrinking freshwater resources for a growing human population, where do you find enough moisture to grow food? You might start by improving water use efficiency in the world’s number one livestock animal — chickens.

Labor force data is produced by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and released by the ADWS. According to the report, Arkansas’ civilian labor force added 5,655, a result of 4,522 more employed and 1,133 more unemployed Arkansans.

Union Pacific Corporation has announced that its Board of Directors voted this week to increase the quarterly dividend on the company’s common shares by 10% to $1.30 per share.

Derico Setyabrata, assistant professor of meat science and muscle biology, joined the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture on a mission to help add value for beef producers and improve quality for consumers.

Weyerhaeuser Company has announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly base cash dividend of 18 cents per share on the common stock of the company, payable in cash on June 17, 2022, to holders of record of such common stock as of the close of business on June 3, 2022.