Action Alerts

Oil Pipeline to Cross East Arkansas on Way to Memphis Refinery

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Plains All American, a publicly traded master limited partnership that transport crude oil, natural gas liquids, natural gas and refined products, is planning to transport by pipeline crude oil from Cushing, Oklahoma to the Valero oil refinery in Memphis, TN.  The $900 million project is designed to deliver excess crude oil from domestic, mid-continent hydraulic […] Read more...

Department of Energy Grants Approval for Clean Line Transmission Project

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, March 25th, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it had approved for construction the Plains and Eastern Clean Line transmission line, which will deliver by direct current electricity from wind farms in Oklahoma to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in Tennessee.  The transmission line will be a unique public private partnership […] Read more...

Warnings Issued for Use of Dicamba and 2, 4-D

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information As farmers begin the 2016 crop year, many are concerned about the illegal, off-label use of herbicides when it comes to newly available seed that offers resistance to dicamba and 2, 4-D.  While the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have approved new herbicide resistant seed technology for a variety of […] Read more...

USDA Released National Prospective Planting Estimates for U.S.

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On March 31st, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released estimates of prospective plantings for major commodities in the United States.  The report indicated that corn plantings are estimated to be up 6 percent, soybean acres down less than 1 percent, wheat acres down 9 percent, cotton acres up 11 percent, and rice acres up […] Read more...

New Episode of Agri-Arkansas Highlights University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Education Television Network (AETN) show Agri-Arkansas has a new episode out, and the program features the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service.  The show highlights the multitude of services that are offered through the extension service, including the many research and extension benefits provided to Arkansas farmers. The extension service […] Read more...
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