Action Alerts

National Cotton Council’s Monthly Economic Review Available

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 12, the National Cotton Council released its monthly Cotton Economic Review report, which provides detailed market information related to cotton.  It includes the latest U.S. production numbers as well as supply and demand information around the world.  The full report is linked below. More below: http://files.constantcontact.com/400f333d501/dbb9d925-d1fb-4bd2-b551-c5d6e1727042.pdf Read more...

USDA Deputy Secretary Visits Arkansas

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, In The News, Membership Information Acting Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse recently visited Northwest Arkansas to discuss agricultural issues with students at the University of Arkansas as well as stakeholder groups from the state.  The first event was co-hosted on the Fayetteville campus by the University of Arkansas School of Law and the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food […] Read more...

USDA Provides Additional Funding for Farm Operating Loans

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) recently announced that additional funding will be made available to assist more than 1,900 approved applicants who are awaiting farm operating loans. The funds, which were reprogrammed by FSA with the approval of Congress, will leverage up to $185 million in additional lending for direct and guaranteed farm operation […] Read more...

Bill Baxter Named to Cotton Research and Promotion Hall of Fame

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Former Ag Council of Arkansas President Bill Baxter (Dumas, AR) will be inducted into the National Cotton Research and Promotion Hall of Fame this December.  The Hall of Fame is in its third year, and it is run by Cotton Incorporated.  Cotton Incorporated serves as the center point of the Cotton Research and Promotion Program, […] Read more...

USDA Releases New WASDE and Arkansas Crop Production Report

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report and a Crop Production Report for Arkansas.  According to the Arkansas production report, corn is forecasted to be down 3 percent from the August 1 estimate, cotton is forecasted to be up 50,000 […] Read more...
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