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“Find a job that pays the bills, and then learn to love it,” is a philosophy former Dirty Jobs television host Mike Rowe has made somewhat famous. And it’s one that newly hired Sheridan Middle School Principal Justin Rasnick has come to adopt as his own.

USDA’s May 13 Crop Progress report revealed the U.S. corn crop at 30% planted, down 36 percentage points from the five-year average of 66% complete at this point in the planting season and down 29 percentage points from 2018 progress. Analysts had projected corn plantings at 35% complete. Similar delays are being realized in the U.S. soybean crop with only 9% planted, down 20 percentage points…

The Sheridan baseball and softball teams will play for state titles again. Watch the story above to learn what's behind the Yellowjackets' half decade of dominance in both sports.

KATV ABC 7 in Little Rock, Arkansas covers news, sports, weather and the local community in the city and the surrounding area, including Hot Springs, Conway, Pine Bluff, Jacksonville, Sherwood, Stuttgart, Benton, Bauxite, East End, Scott, Pinnacle, Maumelle, Gibson, Landmark and Hensley.

The Grant County 150 5K (2 Mile Walk) is on Saturday May 4, 2019. It includes the following events: Grant County 150 5K and Grant County 150 2 Mile Walk.

Baptist Health Little Rock Open
The Baptist Health Little Rock Open is part of the ATP Challenger Tour and is a United States Tennis Association (USTA) Men’s Pro Circuit event with $81,000+ in prize money! Come watch professional

When it comes to cotton in Arkansas, few people know more than Bill Robertson, cotton extension agronomist for the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service. As spring planting season begins, Robertson spoke to us about last year's season and what farmers need to know to get the most out of their 2019 crop.
Bill Robertson

Arkansas Farm Bureau announced Tuesday its support for changes made Monday by legislators to SB 550 that would transfer liquid animal waste permitting authority to the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC)
Arkansas Farm Bureau worked closely with Sen. Gary Stubblefield, sponsor of SB 550 (which passed the Senate 25-5 last week), and Rep. Mary Bentley, sponsor of the legislation in the House, and other key legislative…

AGCAST: Blockchain for Ag Business
Livestock farmers Cody Hopkins and Andrea Todt raise poultry, beef and hogs on their hilly farm near Leslie. Hopkins is also a member of and the CEO of the Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative, a group of small-scale Arkansas farmers producing high quality meat it sells online. Building and maintaining trust with online buyers through product transparency is essential to the co-op's…

From 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Public Hearing to consider changes to the Arkansas Regulations on Pesticide Classification. The hearing will be to consider changes for the use of dicamba in the State of Arkansas.

Farm Bureau members are making a pledge to support clean water and clear rules through a new campaign at the at the 2019 AFBF Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show. Micheal Clements has more.

(Washington, D.C., December 17, 2018) – At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today launched the second and final round of trade mitigation payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. Producers of certain commodities will now be eligible to receive Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments for the second half of their 2018 production.

The White House announced Saturday night that China has agreed to “start purchasing agricultural products from our farmers immediately” after a dinner meeting between President Donald Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping and high-level officials on both sides.