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Top 2014 Arkansas ag stories - List


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LITTLE ROCK – Here are the top 10 agriculture stories in Arkansas for 2014 based on a poll of editors and those who work in the industry: 

    1. 2014 Farm Bill throws new complexities at farmers, bankers
    2. Turner Grain files for Chapter 11 protection
    3. Hog farm in the Buffalo River watershed
    4. Arkansas climbs to No. 2 in turkeys
    5. Commodity prices slide
    6. Record yields forecast for soybeans, cotton and corn
    7. Oct. 7 hailstorm damages more than 55,000 acres of cotton and soybeans
    8. David Bennett breaks soybean yield record at 112-plus bushels per acre
    9. National Peanut Board recognizes Arkansas a major peanut producing state
    10. Tyson acquires Hillshire Brands in $7.7 billion deal.

To see an archive of all our news stories for 2014, visit http://uaex.edu/media-resources/news/.

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By Mary Hightower
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126
mhightower@uaex.edu

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