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Flood Damage Widens

Flood Damage Widens

As floodwater heads to gulf, ag flood damage estimate widens to $175 million. “These numbers now include the estimated value of losses associated with delays in planting, changes input costs; the input costs associated with a second round of planting and the costs associated with processing,”

Slow Bermuda Grass Growth

Slow Bermuda Grass Growth

Cool overnight temperatures slowing Bermuda grass growth. As the spring of 2017 continues to take its toll on various crops, primarily in the eastern portion of the state, cool nighttime temperatures in the northern portion of Arkansas have additionally slowed the growth of Bermuda grass, a grazing forage grass for many cattle operations.

Importance of Exports to Agricultural Sector

Importance of Exports to Agricultural Sector

Rice, corn leaders stress importance of exports to agricultural sector. The latest involved USA Rice Federation officials and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in a wide-ranging discussion of trade along with flooding in the Mid-South, the 2018 farm bill, labor shortages in California, food aid and the importance of rice research programs.

Seed Supplies May Prove Tight

Seed Supplies May Prove Tight

Seed supplies, choices may prove tight when waters recede. As the record flooding that struck northeast Arkansas less than two weeks ago has begun to crest and gradually recede in some affected areas, many growers and agricultural industry experts are waiting to learn what can be salvaged of the remaining planting season.

Cotton Gins on the Rise

Cotton Gins on the Rise

Number of active cotton gins in Arkansas are on the rise. Statewide, Arkansas’ cotton acreage increased to 380,000 acres, up from a record low of 210,000 in 2015. The 2017 Prospective Plantings report put this year’s acreage at a half-million acres, the highest since 2012.

Farm Credit Midsouth Supports American Heart Association

Farm Credit Midsouth Supports American Heart Association

Farm Credit Midsouth supports the American Heart Association in their National Wear Red Day Campaign.

New Inductees to Agriculture Hall of Fame

New Inductees to Agriculture Hall of Fame

As reported by Arkansas Business, the Agriculture Hall of Fame will be inducting 6 new members.

Vote Today: Farm Credit Statewide Historical Photo Contest

Vote Today: Farm Credit Statewide Historical Photo Contest

Historical photos of Arkansas agriculture and rural life in Arkansas is the theme of Farm Credit's statewide photo contest this year...a nod to the financial cooperative's 100-year anniversary celebration. Judges have narrowed down entries to the top 10 and now we need your vote!

2015 Fall Newsletter

2015 Fall Newsletter

The 2015 Fall Cultivatign Progress Newsletter is now available online.

Farm Credit Midsouth Donation

Farm Credit Midsouth Donation

Farm Credit Midsouth donates to the Greene County Community Fund!

Boozman Receives Friend of Farm Credit Award

Boozman Receives Friend of Farm Credit Award

The AgriBank District Farm Credit Council (ADFCC) presented its 2015 Friend of Farm Credit Award to U.S. Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas.

Thank You from Paragould 1st Graders

Thank You from Paragould 1st Graders

Such a great partnership between the Farm Credit Midsouth Paragould branch and local primary schools! It is our pleasure to support our local schools.

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