Action Alerts

Congress Returns for Lame Duck Session

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, November 13th, members of Congress returned to Washington with just a few weeks remaining in the 115th Congress and many legislative needs to address prior to the end of the year and the start of a new Congress. One of the most significant legislative needs is the 2018 farm bill.  Current law has […] Read more...

UofA to Host Webinar on Cotton Market

Monday, November 12th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, November 15 at 3 p.m. CST  the University of Arkansas will host a new Food and Agribusiness Webinar.  The seminar will highlight the risks facing the cotton market going in to the 2019 cropping season.  A combination of large planted acreage, adequate soil moisture, and likely low abandonment and above average yields may […] Read more...

UofA Makes 2019 Crop Enterprise Budgets Available

Monday, November 12th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture has released the 2019 Crop Enterprise Budgets. Budgets are available as a printed manuscript and as interactive files that allow users to change inputs and prices to fit each producer’s unique situation. Budget summaries present side-by-side comparisons for surface irrigated, center pivot irrigated, and non-irrigated crops. Inputs in […] Read more...

China Trade Dispute Causing Pain to Cotton Too

Friday, November 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In addition to the well documented injury to the soybean market as a result of the ongoing trade dispute with China, U.S. cotton is also suffering.  Concern is building over cancelled contracts, reduced orders, and potential for China to source non-U.S. cotton or substitute polyester for cotton. While the soybean market has received most of […] Read more...

November 8 WASDE Report

Thursday, November 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, November 8th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) Report. The report offered some estimates that were bullish mostly as they relate to lower U.S. production estimates, but in some cases those numbers were offset by production and stocks revisions related to China. This […] Read more...
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