Action Alerts

Senate Approves Bill for Pesticide Registration Programs

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, June 28th, the U.S. Senate approved the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act, which allows the Environmental Protection Agency to charge fees for pesticide registration that fund about one-third of the operations of the Office of Pesticide Programs. More below: https://www.agprofessional.com/article/senate-ag-committee-reauthorizes-long-delayed-pria https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1029 https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/11179-senate-passes-bill-to-reauthorize-pria Read more...

UofA Webinar on Commodity Markets July 5

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Commodity Market Outlook A View into the Crystal Ball for Grains and Cotton  Webinar: July 5 – 10:00 a.m. CST Ted Nelson Risk Management Consultant INTL FCStone Financial Inc. – FCM Division Registration Link: https://uaex.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9vuVoKI6TQ-8A-DPIqez3g Connect with Computer, IPad or Smartphone by Internet or Dial-in and Listen by Phone ‌ Register Now! Ted Nelson […] Read more...

Arkansas Launches Reporting System & Outreach Campaign for Feral Hogs

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Feral Hog Eradication Task Force Launches Reporting System and Outreach Campaign LITTLE ROCK, AR – Feral hogs have an estimated population of between four and five million across the United States and are responsible for millions of dollars in damage each year to agriculture and other property. It is estimated that feral hogs are […] Read more...

Senate Approves Farm Bill

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, June 28th, the United States Senate approved its version of the farm bill. The measure, which was approved by a wide margin at 86-11, is now ready to be conferenced with the House of Representatives. There are significant differences between the two bills, especially when comparing the nutrition title and some of the […] Read more...

EPA Proposes Renewable Fuel Volume Targets for 2019

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, June 26, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed rule establishing renewable fuel volume targets for 2019. Response from the agriculture and renewable fuel industries was mixed on the proposed rule. Despite small increases in renewable fuel volumes, a primary point of contention revolves around waivers that are made available for certain […] Read more...
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