According to economists, lenders and appraisers who attended a Farm Foundation meeting this week, U.S. agriculture could avoid the long-feared collapse in farm real estate prices this commodity cycle. However, some cautioned that the values of used farm equipment may sink over the next year if profit margins don’t improve. . . Read More
The University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is gearing up its irrigation projects again this summer after reducing water use by 25 percent last summer at around two dozen Arkansas fields. The goal is to show farmers how they can maintain the same crop yield while using less water. Reducing water usage saves farmers money and helps alleviate sustainability concerns . . . Read More
One of the most difficult challenges faced by farmers today is balancing the use of herbicides against the yield and quality of certain crops. One of those crops, which has grown in popularity among farmers in the Delta region of the United States, is grain sorghum.
Fortunately, a new herbicide-tolerant grain sorghum, known as . . . Read More
We recently spotlighted a growing trend among investors to purchase farm and timberland in the United States due to the steady value growth such investments provide. We also mentioned how land in Arkansas is currently a hot commodity in the investment world.
Turns out, we’re not the only . . . Read More
A new report from international real estate advisor, Savillis, shows that over the last 15 years, the US farmland market outperformed other real estate sectors with an average total return of 13 percent.
While the residential and commercial property market suffered greatly during the economic downturn . . . Read More
Charles C. Hager, Jr., Chairman or the Delta Waterfowl Foundation announced the appointment of J. Gardner "Gar" Lile to the position of Honorary Director of the Delta Waterfowl Foundation in a December 8, 2014 letter. Like was chosen for this position due to his unwavering support of Delta Waterfowl in its mission of . . . Read More
Based on favorable habitat conditions on the breeding grounds and another banner year for the breeding population, Arkansas is looking at another 60 day, 6 duck limit for the 2014-15 season. The US Fish and Wildlife Service recently released their 2014 Waterfowl Breeding Population survey which showed total populations were estimated at . . . Read More
If you’ve spent more than a handful of winter days in this state’s Delta, it will come as no surprise to you that ducks like rice. They eat tons of it in the form of waste grain, the small portion of the state’s rice harvest that even the most efficient modern harvesting equipment fails to collect. Rice is raw energy in a . . . Read More
Cache Drain Hunting Club is one of Arkansas’s premium outing places offering unsurpassed, green- timber mallard duck hunting, outstanding white-tailed deer hunting, and excellent fishing. The property is located in Woodruff County, Arkansas northeast of the town of DesArc and consists of 1,110 (+/-) total acres. The location is positioned right in the middle of . . . Read More