Action Alerts

USMCA is New Name for NAFTA 2.0

Monday, October 1st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information It was announced on Monday, October 1, that the United States, Mexico and Canada had signed a trade accord that is soon to become the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The agreement will be delivered to Congress and must be approved before the deal is ratified. Under Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), there will be an […] Read more...

Tax Task Force Closes In on Final Report

Monday, October 1st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Legislative Task Force for Tax Relief and Reform held additional meetings September 26th and 27th as they get closer to completing their work and providing a final recommendation to the legislature before it meets in January. The meetings helped the Task Force further refine its final proposal and begin the necessary work towards […] Read more...

CCC Lending Rates Bump Up

Monday, October 1st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for October 2018 WASHINGTON, October 1, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation, today, announced interest rates for October 2018. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for October is 2.500 percent, up from 2.375 percent in September. The interest rate for crop year […] Read more...

U.S., Mexico and Canada Work Through Weekend in Seek of NAFTA Deal

Monday, October 1st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The United States, Mexico, and now Canada have come together in a final attempt to reach a tri-lateral free trade agreement before the end of month deadline to meet such a deal. While the U.S. and Mexico have already agreed to a bi-lateral deal, Canada is coming into the fold in the final hours to […] Read more...

State Plant Board Accepting Applications for Hemp Research Program

Saturday, September 29th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Plant Board approved at its September quarterly board meeting the new applications for the state’s industrial hemp research program. Applications for both growers and processors are now available online. More below: https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/industrial-hemp GROWER APPLICATION PROCESSOR APPLICATION Read more...
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