Action Alerts

Governor Tours Arkansas Agriculture

Friday, August 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 10, 2018 Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address Listening to AR Farmers Governor Hutchinson’s weekly radio address can be found in MP3 format and downloaded HERE. LITTLE ROCK – I’m fresh off a two-day road trip through southwest Arkansas. This is the second year for my Ag Tour, which allows me to pull […] Read more...

Court Orders EPA to Ban Clorpyrifos

Friday, August 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, August 9, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals directed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revoke all registrations for the widely used insecticide chlorpyrifos. Under the order, the EPA is said to have 60 days to complete the revocation. The split decision by the court will likely be appealed by registrants and others […] Read more...

USDA Announces Plans to Move ERS and NAFI Out of D.C.

Friday, August 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, August 9th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new plans to move the agencies Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS) and the National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to locations not in Washington, D.C. The announcement is the latest in a series of agency reforms announced and planned by Secretary Sonny Perdue and […] Read more...

August 10 USDA WASDE

Friday, August 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. The report did not offer much bullish information for most crops. More below: 2018 crop production estimates from ⁦@usda_nass⁩ pic.twitter.com/aTTS4FKP5G — AgCouncilofAr (@AgCouncilofAr) August 10, 2018 https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/latest.pdf https://www.agweb.com/article/wasde-larger-supply-of-corn-projected-soybean-stocks-reduced/ https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/11336-usda-cites-bigger-yields-in-raising-corn-soy-crop-estimates http://www6.intlfcstone.com/arlan-suderman-webinar/?utm_source=PardotCampaign&utm_campaign=Webinar&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Arlan-Suderman-Webinar https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/11336-usda-cites-bigger-yields-in-raising-corn-soy-crop-estimates WASDE Cotton: Increased Production, […] Read more...

Arkansas Ag Dept Releases Tool Kit for Smoke Management Program

Monday, August 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, the Arkansas Agriculture Department issued an information toolkit for farmers regarding the new Voluntary Smoke Management Guideline for row crop farmers looking to best manage their efforts to manage crop residue post harvest. A new hotline has been created for farmers to call in advance of burning to ensure optimal conditions and mitigate […] Read more...
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