Action Alerts

Mary Smith of Plant Board Receives Pioneer Award from Arkansas Seed Dealers Association

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Release below from Arkansas Agriculture Department: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/15/2017 Contact: Adriane Barnes, Adriane.barnes@arkansas.gov, 501-516-6255 See release online: http://www.aad.arkansas.gov/Websites/aad/files/Content/5889602/Mary_Smith_Receives_2017_Pioneer_Award_Release.pdf Mary Smith of the Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) is the recipient of the 2017 Pioneer Award from the Arkansas Seed Dealers Association, a distinguished recognition for an individual with many years of outstanding service to […] Read more...

Fish & Wildlife Service Releases Duck Population Survey Estimates

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 15, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) released its report on 2017 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations, based on surveys conducted in May and early June by FWS and the Canadian Wildlife Service. Overall duck numbers in the survey area remain high. Total populations were estimated at 47.3 million breeding ducks in […] Read more...

UofA Division of Ag Releases Economic Report for Crop Budgets

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Economists with the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service released an updated Crop Enterprise Budget Analysis report. The latest report continues to highlight the economic challenges facing farmers in Arkansas due to high input costs and low commodity prices. With the representative farm examples utilized, the economists show that many farms […] Read more...

August 14 Crop Progress Report

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 14th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report shows that crops are progressing quickly and harvest is underway for many.  The corn crop is 94 percent dough stage, 91 percent dent, 64 percent mature, and 4 percent harvested. […] Read more...

President Fills One of Two Posts at Delta Regional Authority

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Following the recent dismissal of former Co-Chairman of the Delta Regional Authority (DRA), Chris Massingill, the federal agency had two high-level positions to fill (Co-Chairman and Alternate Co-Chairman). This week, President Trump announced that former Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Dickson Kinder would fill the position of Alternate Co-Chairman. The position of Co-Chairman must be confirmed […] Read more...
OUR SPONSORS: