Redfield, Arkansas?

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by robinthegeek, Dec 3, 2004.

  1. robinthegeek

    robinthegeek Well-Known Member

    Nov 18, 2004
    SW Ohio
    Hi to everyone!

    I was contacted today by a recruiter for biotech company in Redfield, Arkansas. Is anyone living around there? I've been wanting my own little farm for so long, I started looking online at real estate around there and it seems I'd be able to get a house and 5 or 10 acres for under $100,000. Oh, this opportunity has got me dreaming. I was figuring it'd be a least a year til I could afford to move back to the midwest and start looking for a place, but if this works out I could end up in Arkansas, with paid relocation! So, if you're living inArkansas and have any advice, I'm all ears.

  2. Ozarks_1

    Ozarks_1 Well-Known Member

    Jan 11, 2003
    Ark. Ozark Mtns. (Marion County)
    I don't have any personal knowledge of the Redfield area - too far south for me.

    Something to be aware of though -
    Redfield is fairly close to the Pine Bluff Arsenal - disposal site of "obsolete" military chemical weapons. They were also talking about disposing biological weapons there as well, but I'm not positive about the outcome of that.

    If you choose to take the job and buy property in the area, it might be advisable to take prevailing wind patterns into consideration.

  3. southerngurl

    southerngurl le person Supporter

    May 11, 2003
    looks like Redfield is upwind of Pine Bluff.
  4. ArkansasLady

    ArkansasLady Well-Known Member Supporter

    Jan 1, 2003
    welllllll certainly not wanting to hurt anyones feelings who live in the Redfield area...but personally it is not one of the prettiest parts of our state...and there is the arsenal to think of....that land around there is pretty flat land...If you like flat land it is ok...but Arkansas has lots prettier parts of the up side is if your used to having access to cities Little Rock isnt too far...less than 30 miles...