Author - Lauren McLemore

Agriculture Magazine November 2019

A Look at Arkansas Commodities

by Lauren McLemore More than 49,000 farms are operated in Arkansas, 97 percent of them family-owned, according to Arkansas Farm Bureau. Sixteen percent of farms produce 92 percent of production. Here’s a look at what’s being produced on Arkansas farms:   Rice Arkansas leads the nation in...

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Women’s Suffrage Statue Unveiled in Little Rock

by Lauren McLemore Over a century ago, on July 28, 1919, Arkansas became the twelfth state to ratify the 19th Amendment — the monumental piece of legislation that gave women the right to vote. On Oct. 10, 2019, a sculpture portraying some of the most prominent leaders of the women’s suffrage...

Magazine October 2019

UAMS Set to Roll Out Virtual Appointments

by Lauren McLemore In November, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences expects to begin rolling out telemedicine initiatives such as real-time virtual appointments and remote patient monitoring to health-care providers and hospitals around the state.  Dr. Curtis Lowery, director of the...