The Agribusiness Weekly Update, compiled from various sources by The City Wire staff, is presented each Tuesday. Sources include the U.S.Department of Agriculture, U.S. Meat Export Federation, and Stephens Inc.
Arvest Bank said it has entered an agreement to purchase Union Bank of Kansas City which has 10 branches in that market. This will double Arvest’s number of branches in the large metropolitan area of 2.87 million people.
Steve Forbes, former Presidential candidate, president and CEO of Forbes Inc. and editor-in-chief of Forbes Magazine, will be the featured speaker at the annual banquet of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce.