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RMA Announces Changes to its Crop Insurance Policy

Provides increased flexibility to producers WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced changes to its crop insurance policies last week. Major changes for 2018 focus on conservation compliance certification and choice of unit structure based...

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Farm Credit Donates to Arkansas FFA and 4-H Foundations

Farm Credit of Western Arkansas donated $1,995 to both the Arkansas FFA Foundation and the Arkansas 4-H Foundation in October. Farm Credit pledged the donations in conjunction with the association’s annual director election. The donation totaled $3,990, and was split evenly between the two...

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Advisory Committee Named for Athletic Director Search

Composition includes representation from board, alumni, former student-athletes, coaches, volunteers and academic affairs. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas Chancellor Joseph E. Steinmetz has announced the members of a committee to advise him on the hiring of the next vice chancellor...

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Goodwill Arkansas Names Brian Marsh President and CEO

Former chief operating officer and interim president to lead the statewide nonprofit in its mission to change lives through education, training and employment LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Goodwill Arkansas announced the appointment of Brian Marsh to president and CEO Thursday. Previously, Marsh served as...

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New Foundation Created to Enhance Arkansas Parks and Recreation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 14, 2017) – A new nonprofit organization will provide an innovative approach for enhancing parks and recreational opportunities in Arkansas. Parks and Recreation Foundation of Arkansas is a 501(c)(3) entity organized to support, protect, enhance, and add value to places...