• Arkansas Industry Celebrates National Rice Month with Donation to Arkansas Rice Depot

    Sep 22, 2015
    Arkansas is the number one rice-producing state in the nation and celebrates that fact in a big way each September in honor of National Rice Month. On Monday, Governor Asa Hutchinson presided over a signing ceremony at the State Capitol officially proclaiming September as Rice Month. To mark the occasion, the Arkansas rice industry donated 110,100 pounds of rice to the Arkansas Rice Depot providing 1.1 million servings of rice for hungry Arkansas families.
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  • FAS Tour with Foreign Agricultural Attachés Visit Arkansas and Louisiana

    Sep 02, 2015
    Foreign agricultural attachés arrived here on Sunday as part of a tour organized by the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). The group is visiting Arkansas and Louisiana this week, and will depart from New Orleans on Saturday.
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