Action Alerts

Arkansas Natural Resource Commission Releases Groundwater Report

Sunday, March 24th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) released its 2018 Annual Groundwater Report. The report, which is required by state law, provides an overview and update on the conditions and issues facing Arkansas’s groundwater supply. The report indicated that 2018 was a good year for groundwater supply due to sufficient and timely rainfall, which reduced demand […] Read more...

Anheuser Busch Continues Support for Rice Stewardship

Sunday, March 24th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts USA Rice announced that Anheuser-Busch would continue its commitment to the USA Rice and Ducks Unlimited Rice Stewardship Partnership, which is a Regional Conservation Partnership Program project under the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the farm bill. The commitment from Anheuser-Busch included $150,000 for the project. More below: https://agfax.com/2019/03/18/usa-rice-anheuser-busch-partner-to-support-sustainable-farming/ Read more...

USDA Allowing Expiring CSP Contracts to Gain Additional Year

Sunday, March 24th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it would allow farmers with expiring Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) contracts the opportunity to extend their current contract for an additional year to allow time for those contract holders to prepare for new applications should they seek to retain an enrollment in the CSP program. The new […] Read more...

Arkansas Rice Federation Launches “Rice Reps” Scholarship

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information For Immediate Release: March 20, 2019Contact: W. Cade Bethea, 870.456.0285,  cade@campbellward.comArkansas Rice Accepting Applications for New Scholarship ProgramLITTLE ROCK, AR – High school juniors are eligible to apply for a new scholarship opportunity and win up to $7,000 towards higher education. Arkansas Rice’s “Rice Reps” is a five month program to help educate students about the rice industry […] Read more...

March 11 USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, March 11, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a Crop Progress and Condition Report. It was the first of the 2019 crop year. More below: Read more...
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