Arkansas

Damage costs hit $200K after tractors stolen and taken on joyride

· June 12, 2018

Big equipment costs big bucks, and now Ronnie Simmons Farm in Arkansas is in the hole $200,000 after two people are accused of stealing two of the farm’s tractors and damaged them while joyriding. Local TV station KAIT8 reported that Derrick Whittaker, 21, and a 13-year-old took a John Deere tractor — and ultimately got it […]

Two tractors stolen from former NBA star Scottie Pippen

· April 20, 2018

Former NBA star Scottie Pippen and his family are offering a $2,500 reward for information in connection to the theft of two tractors from their family farm in Arkansas. According to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, the Kubota and John Deere, worth $50,000, were taken from the farm in Hamburg, late March 28 or early March […]

dicamba

Judge rules six Arkansas farmers can spray dicamba

· April 3, 2018

Six Arkansas farmers will be allowed to spray dicamba this growing season while the rest of the state will remain under a statewide ban on the herbicide. On Friday Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox ruled the farmers can spray past the April 15th cutoff date. In November the six growers had sued the Arkansas […]

Arkansas farmer loses 26 cattle to lightning bolt

· March 5, 2018

Our hearts go out to this Lonsdale, Arkansas farmer who lost 26 cattle last week after a lightning bolt hit a barbed wire they were standing near. According to KARK 4 News, the cows and calves were lined up against the barbed wire fence, seeking shelter during Wednesday night’s storms, when lighting struck the fence. […]

dicamba

Arkansas judge throws out Monsanto dicamba lawsuit

· February 20, 2018

The Arkansas ban on dicamba continues after a judge threw out Monsanto’s lawsuit to stop the state from blocking sale of the product. On Friday the Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Chris Piazza cited a recent Arkansas Supreme Court decision that the state cannot be made a defendant in court. In June, the Arkansas State […]

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