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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Drought takes hold in 45% of ArkansasDespite showers Thursday and more forecast for today, climatologists consider s
Drought takes hold in 45% of Arkansas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Despite showers Thursday and more forecast for today, climatologists consider southern Arkansas, northeast Texas and northern Louisiana to be in a "flash drought" because of a prolonged dry spell, and conditions are expected to deteriorate rapidly... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas burn bans lifted after Wednesday rainfallTwenty-one Arkansas counties remain under burn bans, though the Arkansas Forest
Arkansas burn bans lifted after Wednesday rainfall
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Twenty-one Arkansas counties remain under burn bans, though the Arkansas Forestry Commission lifted several bans Thursday. Counties where bans have recently been lifted are Bradley, Dallas, Howard, Ouachita, Perry, Polk and Sevier, according to the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
'Borrowing' diverts funds to firefightingAn increase in the costs of fighting wildfires nationwide has trickled down int
'Borrowing' diverts funds to firefighting
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
An increase in the costs of fighting wildfires nationwide has trickled down into the ability of agencies in Arkansas to survey and manage forests in the state. The local effect is called "fire borrowing," which refers to programs designed to survey... Read more
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Stuttgart Daily Leader
Agriculture leads talk at Farm Bureau meeting in DeWitt Ward, Arkansas’ third Secretary of Agriculture, spoke to the crowd Farm Burea
Agriculture leads talk at Farm Bureau meeting in DeWitt
Stuttgart Daily Leader / Posted 16 days ago
Ward, Arkansas’ third Secretary of Agriculture, spoke to the crowd Farm Bureau employees, members, local farmers and guest government dignitaries, about his office and the way it represents the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
24 Arkansas counties ban outdoor burningTwenty-four county judges in Arkansas have issued burn bans as south and centra
24 Arkansas counties ban outdoor burning
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Twenty-four county judges in Arkansas have issued burn bans as south and central portions of the state continue to face a moderate wildfire danger. Among the counties that are under bans on outdoor burning effective Monday are Ashley, Clark,... Read more
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KATV Little Rock
Moderate wildfire danger in southern, central ArkansasLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Forestry Commission says 37 counties in s
Moderate wildfire danger in southern, central Arkansas
KATV Little Rock / Posted 22 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Forestry Commission says 37 counties in southern and central Arkansas are under a moderate wildfire danger because of dry vegetation and the expectation of continued dry conditions. In addition, burn bans have... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Moderate wildfire danger in southern, central ArkansasLITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Forestry Commission says 37 counties in southern and
Moderate wildfire danger in southern, central Arkansas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Forestry Commission says 37 counties in southern and central Arkansas are under a moderate wildfire danger because of dry vegetation and the expectation of continued dry conditions. In addition, burn bans have been issued... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Moderate wildfire danger in southern, central ArkansasLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Forestry Commission says 37 counties in s
Moderate wildfire danger in southern, central Arkansas
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 22 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Forestry Commission says 37 counties in southern and central Arkansas are under a moderate wildfire danger because of dry vegetation and the expectation of continued dry conditions. In addition, burn bans have... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7 counties ban burning; little relief in forecastSeven Arkansas counties have issued burn bans because of the increased danger f
7 counties ban burning; little relief in forecast
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
Seven Arkansas counties have issued burn bans because of the increased danger for wildfires, and Arkansas Forestry Commission officials expect that more counties will be in the same situation if the state doesn't receive rain soon. Chicot, Faulkner,... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Wildfire risk increases in ArkansasAs wildfire risk increase across Southwest Arkansas, more burn bans are going i
Wildfire risk increases in Arkansas
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 25 days ago
As wildfire risk increase across Southwest Arkansas, more burn bans are going into effect. So far, seven counties in the state have issued burn bans, including Howard and Hempstead counties. The month of August kicks off the summer wildfire season... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7 counties in Arkansas under burn bansLITTLE ROCK — The number of counties with bans on outdoor burning in Arkansas i
7 counties in Arkansas under burn bans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
LITTLE ROCK — The number of counties with bans on outdoor burning in Arkansas is increasing. As of Tuesday afternoon, Arkansas had seven counties with burn bans in place -- Chicot, Faulkner, Garland, Hempstead, Howard, Jefferson and Saline. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
7 counties in Arkansas under burn bansLITTLE ROCK — The number of counties with bans on outdoor burning in Arkansas i
7 counties in Arkansas under burn bans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
LITTLE ROCK — The number of counties with bans on outdoor burning in Arkansas is increasing. As of Tuesday afternoon, Arkansas had seven counties with burn bans in place -- Chicot, Faulkner, Garland, Hempstead, Howard, Jefferson and Saline. The... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
7 counties in Arkansas under burn bansLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The number of counties with bans on outdoor burning in
7 counties in Arkansas under burn bans
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 25 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The number of counties with bans on outdoor burning in Arkansas is increasing. Arkansas as of Tuesday afternoon had seven counties with burn bans in place - Chicot, Faulkner, Garland, Hempstead, Howard, Jefferson and Saline.... Read more
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KATV Little Rock
6 Arkansas counties ban fires, others under risk of wildfireSaline County Judge Jeff Arey issued a countywide burn ban Monday afternoon for
6 Arkansas counties ban fires, others under risk of wildfire
KATV Little Rock / Posted 26 days ago
Saline County Judge Jeff Arey issued a countywide burn ban Monday afternoon for Saline County, joining Chicot, Faulkner, Garland, Howard and Jefferson counties that have issued burn bans. By KELLY P. KISSEL Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP)... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
5 counties ban fires, others under risk of wildfireLITTLE ROCK — Five Arkansas counties have issued burn bans as temperatures clim
5 counties ban fires, others under risk of wildfire
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
LITTLE ROCK — Five Arkansas counties have issued burn bans as temperatures climb and the chance of precipitation drops. The Arkansas Forestry Commission said Monday that humidity is a key factor for the development of wildfires, and that a hot, dry... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
5 Arkansas counties ban fires, others under risk of wildfireLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Five Arkansas counties have issued burn bans as temper
5 Arkansas counties ban fires, others under risk of wildfire
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 26 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Five Arkansas counties have issued burn bans as temperatures climb and the chance of precipitation drops. The Arkansas Forestry Commission said Monday that humidity is a key factor for the development of wildfires, and that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
BUSINESS PEOPLEAGRICULTURE Tom Troxel, associate head of Animal Science for the University of
BUSINESS PEOPLE
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
AGRICULTURE Tom Troxel, associate head of Animal Science for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, has been named a fellow in extension of the American Society of Animal Science. BANKING Arvest Bank has hired Brice Sisco as... Read more

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