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Arkansas’ green economy is driven by one historic industry: agriculture. As crop yields continually increase to feed a growing population so too do greenhouse gas emissions as a result of conventional farming practices. As a result, novel sustainability practices and agronomic research are taking root within the state’s farmlands in hopes of reducing environmentally unfriendly inputs, such as fertilizer and excessive water, and damaging outputs, including methane.

The Natural State is building on its industry legacy by going more green
By Laura Aka
March 18, 2022
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Hosted By Jay Tipton
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Rice is a staple food for half of the global population, and nearly half of America’s national supply of rice is grown on 2,300 family farms in one state: Arkansas. This week, Jay investigates the environmental concerns and considerations that go into growing, milling, and consuming rice, which, as a major world crop, is also a major contributor to global warming.
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