Action Alerts

Delta Symposium April 7th in Pine Bluff to Address Delta Economy

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, In The News, Membership Information Rex Nelson of Simmons Bank, along with Ag Council of Arkansas Board Member Ritter Arnold of Marked Tree and Ag Council member Judge Raymond Abramson of Holly Grove, will co-host an all-day symposium focused on the Arkansas Delta.  The event is open to the public, and it is designed to help community leaders network and […] Read more...

USDA NRCS State Office to Host RCPP Briefing April 6th

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Conservationist, Mike Sullivan, announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will host a meeting on April 6, 2016 to discuss the recent Announcement for Program Funding (APF) through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). The meeting will be held in the Arkansas River Room at ANRC […] Read more...

USDA Releases Stocks Report for Arkansas Rice and Grains

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a report on March 31st that provided supply estimates for rice, corn and soybeans in Arkansas.  The report estimated that net rough rice stocks were up 8 percent from 2015.  On farm totals were down 14 percent while off farm stocks were up […] Read more...

USDA Prospective Planting Report Shows Increased Acres in Corn, Cotton, and Rice

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a prospective planting report for Arkansas on March 31st.  The report, which is based on grower surveys estimates what farmers intend to plant in the 2016 crop year.  This year’s report indicated significant increases in corn (72 percent), cotton (57 percent), and rice […] Read more...

President Obama Travels to Cuba

Monday, March 21st, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Sunday, March 20th, President Barack Obama arrived in Cuba for a three day trip designed to solidify and expand upon his efforts to re-establish normalized relations between the two nations.  His trip is the first of a U.S. president since Calvin Coolidge visited on a battleship in 1928.  Also accompanying the president was U.S. […] Read more...
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