Division of Agriculture Communications
FAYETTEVILE, Ark. â€“ The largest animal health emergency in U.S. history occurred from December 2014 to June 2015. Avian influenza spread across several states, including Arkansas, wiping out millions of birds according to the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.â€” Just below the surface there is a fierce competition waging between
plants for survival. Soil variability and the diversity of desired and undesired plants
create a pasture environment were plants fight to survive.
STUTTGART, Ark. â€“ Following harvest season, itâ€™s not uncommon to see plumes of smoke
rising in the flatness of the Arkansas Delta. Many of the fires are intentional with
the flames used as a production practice by rice and other crop producers, said Jarrod
Hardke, extension rice agronomist for the University of Arkansas System Division of