News & Media

AgCast for Oct. 9

On this week’s edition, we have interviews with State Senator Gary Stubblefield of District 6 and District 74 Representative Jon Eubanks about post-flood assessment of critical levees. We also talk to Poinsett County farmer Scott Matthews about his use of ag technology and we get an update from Jefferson County farmer Wes McNulty on how his season has turned out after flooding earlier this year.
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VIDEO: Continuing a Tradition, Building New Foundations

Derek Helms' family has been milking cows on his farm near Arkadelphia since 1907. The 5th-generation farmer has kept the family business going, despite challenges that have forced many in Arkansas out of the dairy industry. He leads the Clark County Farm Bureau and is working hard to ensure younger generations will have opportunities to farm and ranch in the state as well.
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AgCast for Oct. 3

On this week’s edition, we have interviews with the CEO of a new agricultural start-up in Northwest Arkansas, a rancher and poultry grower in Logan County, the new head of the National Pork Board and a representative of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, who tells us about an organization for students from primarily rural communities.
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VIDEO: A Year Without Crops

Jackie Prince has been farming in the Prairie County community of Biscoe for 40 years, starting with working for his grandfather as a teenager. He describes this year as one of the most challenging he's faced, because weather prevented him from planting his rice and soybeans.
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VIDEO: Grape Harvest Time

The year’s grape harvest is already winding down. Despite challenging weather, the muscadine harvest could be one of the best ever. Watch as Paul Post of Post Winery breaks it all down.
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AgCast for Sept. 19

On this week’s edition, we’ll be talking about a variety of topics, from the importance of women in agriculture to the business of agricultural lending and banking. We also talk to the coach of an award-winning rodeo team and discuss a major donation of rice to the Arkansas Food Bank.
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Harvest Season Road Safety

Harvest season is here and that means large farm equipment and trucks on roadways around Arkansas. We've put together some basic safety tips for drivers and for farmers who will be operating equipment or transporting equipment and crops on local highways and streets.
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