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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.

Simmons acquisitions approved

Simmons First National Corp. has received approval from the Federal Reserve System Board of Governors for its proposed acquisition of two financial institutions, the company reported in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Thursday.