Arkansas Week June 28, 2019
(Country to Town) Like it or not, for better or worse, more and more Arkansans are leaving the land for asphalt. (Options and Alternatives) Whether for economic advantage or simply a different lifestyle, the impact is already significant and it's almost certain to deepen. (Shifting Landscape) For those who choose to remain in place? What sort of place will be theirs? (Perils and Promise) The obstacles and the opportunities of rural Arkansas.
Panelists: Dr. Mark Cochran, Vice President of Agriculture at the U of A Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service; Dr. Mark T. Jansen, Chief Medical Officer for UAMS Regional Programs; John Edwards, General Counsel & Economic Development Director, Helena-West Helena/Phillips County Port Authority.