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Discover the many possibilities for cooking okra!

Okra is a versatile vegetable that provides a good source of vitamins A, C, K and folate. Since fresh okra is so perishable it's important to store properly and have a plan for preparing it. Get our tips for storage and check out our favorite ways to use fresh okra!

Vegetable crop with downy mildew damage

Downy Mildew Cases in Arkansas | Recommendations for Forecasting, Scouting, and Management

Earlier this month, the plant health clinic confirmed two cases of downy mildew on Jack-O-Lantern pumpkins, one in White County and another in Clay County. Due to the aggressive nature of this disease and its propensity to move through weather systems, pumpkin growers need to scout now and consider making targeted fungicide applications.

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