Action Alerts

Monsanto and Bayer Move Forward on Merger Talks

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Following a new offer from Bayer, Monsanto is now said to be moving forward in negotiating a deal that could be announced as early as this week.  The move is the third agriculture mega merger in the works on the seed and chemical side.  The other two are Dow-Dupont and Syngenta-ChemChina.  In addition, it was […] Read more...

Heritage Foundation Recommends Removing Farm Support

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 7th, the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in Washington, D.C., released a 65 page report last week that called for the elimination of commodity title programs for farmers such as the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC), and marketing loans. The report also called for a complete restructuring of the […] Read more...

November Elections to Feature Up to 7 Ballot Initiatives

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 8th, voters in Arkansas will not only get to choose a candidate for president and select several candidates for federal, state and local offices, but they will also have the opportunity to weigh in on up to seven ballot initiatives that range from a variety of subject matters.  The potential ballot initiatives include […] Read more...

University of Arkansas Releases Damage Assessment from August Rains

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 7th, the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service released a report that estimated economic damages from heavy rains that struck the state in the month of August.  Most of the rains resulted from the same storm system that flooded much of Louisiana.  According to the report, the floods caused […] Read more...

Arkansas Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 6th, 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 crops are advancing well and appear to be […] Read more...
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