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Farmers urged to sign up for EQIP matching funds

Many farmers do some kind of deep tillage periodically, especially in the fall, said Henry English, head of the Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Farmers should consider using conservation EQIP matching funds to partially finance their deep tillage operations, he said.

AG: Stay safe on social media

There are potential dangers associated with social media sites, including online predators. Social networking sites can provide a false sense of security for users who ignore the risks in making connections online.

Tax board to meet Sept. 2

The Economic Development Corp. of Jefferson County, also known as the tax board, will meet at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2. The meeting will be held at the Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County, 510 S. Main St.

Clinton scholar to lecture at UAM

Gazmend Zeneli, scholar-in-residence at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, will lecture at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the Chamberlin Forest Resources Complex at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.