On June 1, 2022, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Arkansas Natural Resources Commission approved $35,410,210 for nine water and wastewater projects and four technical assistance programs serving more than 211,372 Arkansans.
Arkansas among 12 states reporting salmonella in Jif peanut butter
The latest major food recall from the FDA, issued May 20, includes more than 50 different Jiff peanut butter products, including creamy, crunchy, natural and reduced-fat peanut butters and honey.
145,000 pounds of pesticides collected in event
The Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Abandoned Pesticide Program collected 146,867 pounds of unwanted pesticides in seven counties during Spring 2022 collection events.
‘Lazy’ mower approach can help pollinators
Procrastination in the spring and a little less mowing in the summer may be virtuous when it comes to helping pollinators, researchers have found.
Extension offers beekeeping 101
Classes will be held in-person on April 11, 18 and 25 from 6-9 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension Service state office, 2301 S. University Ave., Little Rock.
Beginner Farmer course available online
The Center for Arkansas Farms and Foods’ 2022 Beginner Farmer Classes are available online through Oct. 31.
EPA lifts ban of Enlist herbicide in all Arkansas counties
The registered labels for the Enlist herbicides included endangered species restrictions which prohibited the use of the products in 11 Arkansas counties.