Ag Council Board Meeting Thursday in Marianna

The Ag Council of Arkansas will hold its next Board of Directors meeting in Marianna this Thursday on August 20th.  The meeting will feature U.S. Senator John Boozman and Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.  A morning reception for Senator Boozman will begin at 8:00am.  The Board of Directors meeting will begin at 9am with Senator Boozman providing an update from Washington, D.C.  Following Senator Boozman, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will provide an update on a new agency initiative to combat scrap metal theft and her efforts to combat certain regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

In addition, Ben Mosely, the Director of Governmental Affairs for the USA Rice Federation will update the Ag Council on activities from Capitol Hill. Also speaking will be Rex Nelson, the Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Communications for Simmons Bank.  Nelson is also well known for his columns in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette and his web blog “rexnelsonsouthernfried” that often features the Delta region of Arkansas.  He will address a wide range of subjects and should be offer an entertaining perspective on those subjects.

August Board Meeting Agenda 2015

If you would like to attend the meeting, RSVP to or call (501)376-0455.  Meeting is open to Ag Council members and invited guests.