Action Alerts

Senate Agriculture Committee Hosts Hearing on Ag Economy

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing on September 21 that focused on the agriculture economy of the United States. The hearing featured USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack who spent considerable time speaking of the challenges facing farmers from low commodity prices and weather conditions, to trade competition, over regulation, and a safety net that […] Read more...

Weekly Cotton Market Report

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) weekly cotton market report can be found at the link below. This weekly report for the week ending September 23, provides an overview of the cotton market. Included in the report are cotton prices and data related to cotton supply and demand. Full report below: NCC Weekly Economic Report Read more...

USA Rice Issues September Economic Report

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 20th, USA Rice released its latest monthly economic report for September. The report offers a glimpse into current market conditions and forecasts, an update on crop progress and condition, world supply and demand estimates, as well other factors impacting economic condition of the rice industry. Full report below:https://usarice.com/docs/default-source/government-affairs/ebrief/september-2016-ebrief.pdf?sfvrsn=4 Read more...

Crop Progress & Condition Report

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 19th, 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...

House Ag Panel Talks Cuba

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, In The News, Membership Information The U.S. House Agriculture Committee held a hearing on September 14th that focused on U.S. policy toward Cuba.  Mark Isbell, an Ag Council Board of Director member and producer from Lonoke, Arkansas, served as a witness at the hearing on behalf of the U.S. rice industry.  Much of the hearing centered around recent policy changes […] Read more...
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