Action Alerts

Congress Approves Spending Bill to Keep Government Open

Friday, September 30th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Congress was able to approve a short term spending bill prior to the close of the 2016 fiscal year that will keep the federal government open until December 9th.  The short term continuing resolution or “CR” will mostly maintain government operations at fiscal year 2016 levels, but there was supplemental funding added to combat the […] Read more...

Arkansas Rice Industry Makes Significant Hunger Relief Donation

Friday, September 30th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information MEDIA CONTACT: Lauren Waldrip, 870.295.8454, lauren@noblestrat.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 29, 2016 Arkansas Rice Industry Donates Over 115,000 Pounds of Rice in Honor of National Rice Month Little Rock, Ark. – On Thursday the Arkansas rice industry donated 116,900 pounds of rice to the Arkansas Food Bank in honor of National Rice Month. The donation […] Read more...

US Files Trade Case Against China

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 13th, the U.S. government announced that it had officially filed a case in the World Trade Organization (WTO) against China for compliance violations related to agricultural commodities, including wheat, rice and corn. The announcement was made jointly with the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Froman and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary […] Read more...

Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 26th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report offers an update on the status and condition of the primary agricultural crops grown in Arkansas. According to this report, Arkansas harvesting is advancing well and crop conditions appear […] Read more...

Senate Judiciary Committee holds Hearing on Ag Mega Mergers

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 20th, the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on the consolidation in the agriculture industry. The hearing featured witnesses from executives of several companies that are in the process of completing some of the largest agricultural mergers to date, including Syngenta who is merging with Chem China, Dow and Dupont, […] Read more...
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