Arkansas Ag Resource:
Agriculture industries and landowners across Arkansas use prescribed fire as a management tool for a variety of benefits to forests, grassland, and cropland. Forest landowners and forest industry agencies use prescribed fire to provide enhanced wildlife habitat, improved wildfire safety, site preparation for new seedling growth, and more. Row crop farmers use prescribed fire to eliminate pests and diseases, to help manage problematic crop residue, to remove organic refuse and prepare for replanting, and more.
Voluntary Smoke Management Guidelines
that help all landowners use prescribed fire safely and responsibly, with sensitivity for populated areas that can be heavily impacted by smoke. Guidelines were developed by a diverse array of agricultural, conservation and forestry agencies and associations.