Action Alerts

EPA and Corps Formally Withdraw from 2015 WOTUS Rule

Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Wednesday, September 11th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that they have formally repealed the 2015 “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule in advance of publishing a new rule around the end of the year. The action will make pre-2015 Clean Water Act regulations the law […] Read more...

September 12 Crop Production Report

Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On September 12th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new Crop Production Report for the United States. According to the report, annual production estimates for most major commodities is down from 2018, and USDA lowered production estimates for most commodities from the August report. The Arkansas report offered a similar story with the […] Read more...

September 12 WASDE Report

Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On September 12th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released an updated World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. The report offered a little bit of bullish information as it decreased production estimates for several commodities from the previous month’s report. More below: http://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/ https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/wasde0919.pdf https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/Secretary_Briefing/Archive/2019/September_2019_WASDE_Lockup_Briefing.pdf https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/article/2019/09/12/usda-releases-september-crop-wasde https://www.agweb.com/article/september-usda-reports-show-us-crop-trending-down Read more...

Trade Tensions Ease Slightly Ahead of Meeting

Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Trade tensions between the United States and China have eased slightly ahead of a highly anticipated early-October meeting between negotiators of the two nations. A goodwill offer by China to not implement tariffs on 14 U.S. import items was followed by an offer by President Trump to delay by two weeks in October tariff increases […] Read more...

Comments Encouraged for White River Basin Study

Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Wednesday, September 11th, at Jacksonport State Park, Arkansas State University (ASU) held its first of three public meetings for the White River Basin Study it’s conducting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to determine if any changes need to be made to the system and its design plans and water control plans to […] Read more...
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