Agriculture News

Winter feeding program proving a success for cattle producers

By Ryan McGeeney U of A System Division of Agriculture Feb. 10, 2017 Fast Facts: Program designed to lower winter feeding costs for producers With about 23,000 beef cattle operations in Arkansas, savings could be in the tens of millions statewide, if adopted VAN BUREN COUNTY, Ark. — For years, …

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Dear Pike County Extension Agent

2/3/17 Q: When and how should I prune my shrubs and roses? A: Following the why, when, and how of pruning should help you determine the best time and method of pruning your plants. First, know why you are pruning. Are you removing dead or damaged tissue, shaping, or hoping …

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Signup for Pike Co Extension Service Mailings

Federal regulations require the Pike County Extension Service to update their lists each year in order to send individuals information in their general mailings.  If you would like to receive mailings or email in the areas of agriculture, horticulture, family and consumer sciences or 4-H, please use the following form …

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Arkansas agriculture 2016 review and 2017 preview

By Mary Hightower U of A System Division of Agriculture Fast facts Ramped up beef production depresses prices Peanuts could see more Arkansas acreage in 2017 LITTLE ROCK –  The impacts of a 2016 growing season that may have cost crop farmers up to $50 million in losses due to …

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