Action Alerts

Governor and Ag Department Offer COVID-19 Guidance for Industry

Friday, April 3rd, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward have issued information to assist agricultural businesses in the state. The information provided, includes an explanation of agriculture as an essential critical infrastructure and guidance for businesses and industry facilities that may be subject to illness among their workforce. More below: https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/arkansas-social-media-shareables-and-print-resources Additional Resources: https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/covid-19 Read more...

March 31, 2020 Arkansas Rice and Grain Stocks Report

Friday, April 3rd, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts On March 31st, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a new rice and grains stocks report for Arkansas. According to the report, Arkansas rough rice stocks in all positions on March 1, 2020, totaled 44.1 million hundredweight (cwt), down 16 percent from March 1, 2019. Stocks held on farms totaled 8.50 […] Read more...

Jonesboro Tornado Part of Double Whammy

Friday, April 3rd, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, March 27th, a large tornado hit the center of Jonesboro causing significant property damage to many buildings, including the largest shopping center and the airport. Fortunately no lives were lost. This major tornado hit the town in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in which some residents of the county are currently […] Read more...

Trump Calls for Infrastructure Spending to Rebuild Economy After COVID-19 Pandemic

Friday, April 3rd, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts President Trump made it known that he’d like to work with Congress to approve a massive infrastructure spending bill as an initiative to rebuild the U.S. economy as it looks to emerge from the ongoing pandemic from COVID-19, a novel corona virus that originated in China in late 2019 and has since spread around the […] Read more...

Ben Noble Named COO of Riceland Foods

Friday, April 3rd, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts Riceland Foods, a farmer owned cooperative, announced on Thursday, April 2nd, that Ben Noble would serve as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the company. Noble joined Riceland as vice president of marketing and strategy in September 2017. He added the role of vice president of sales in August 2018. His new role […] Read more...
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