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VIDEO: Ginning Up Capacity

The expansion and reopening of cotton gins may be signs of a cotton revival in Arkansas. Watch to see how a McGehee cotton gin is expanding to meet growing demand.
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PODCAST: Specialty Crops Update

Steve Morgan, his son Mark and their families own and operate Peach Pickin’ Paradise near Clarksville. They attended Arkansas Farm Bureau’s Specialty Crops Summer Division Meeting on June 14, and in this conversation they discuss issues facing the fruit and vegetable industry, the quality of their crop this year and more.
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PODCAST: Crop Insurance Update for Flooded Farms

The Federal Risk Management Agency distributed updated "practical to replant" guidance in response to questions from farmers whose crops were destroyed by recent flooding, particularly rice farmers. In our latest podcast, Brandy Carroll, ArFB assistant director of commodity activities and market information, explains what this guidance could mean for Arkansas farmers.
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VIDEO: Peanuts Popular Again in 2017

Early surveys show that Arkansas can expect another increase in peanut acreage this year, as the legume continues to be an attractive option for farmers coping with depressed commodity crop prices.
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VIDEO: Strawberry Fields Forever?

See how growing strawberries in what are known as "high tunnel" systems is allowing growers to expand their season and meet the demand for more fresh, locally grown berries.
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