Action Alerts

2016 Waterfowl Forecast Projects Large Fall Flight

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Last month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) released its report on 2016 Trends in Duck Breeding Populations, which is based on surveys conducted in May and early June by FWS and the Canadian Wildlife Service.  According to the report, overall duck numbers in the survey area are statistically similar to last year and […] Read more...

U.S. Files Ag Trade Case Against China for Corn, Rice, and Wheat

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 13th, the U.S. government announced that it had officially filed a World Trade Organization (WTO) case against China for its agricultural subsidy programs, which the U.S. contends exceeds the levels allowed to China since they joined the WTO in 2001.  According to the United States Trade Representative (USTR), China’s “market price support” in […] Read more...

Potash & Agrium Announce Plans to Merge

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Another significant agricultural merger is now officially added to the calendar of major ag mergers to come following an announcement on September 12th that Agrium and Potash would merge and become a giant in the world of fertilizer production.  The merged company would become the top producer of potash and the second largest producer of […] Read more...

Governor Appointed Bruce Holland to Natural Resources Commission

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information This July, former Arkansas State Senator and Livestock and Poultry Director, Bruce Holland was appointed by Governor Asa Hutchinson to lead the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC).  Holland replaces Randy Young who retired on July 30th following over 40 years of service to the commission. The ANRC establishes policy and makes funding and regulatory decisions […] Read more...

Oil Pipeline to Memphis Approved for Construction

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Public Service Commission recently approved plans to construct a $900 million crude-oil pipeline that will run from Cushing, Oklahoma, to the Valero oil refinery in Memphis, Tennessee.  Diamond Pipeline LLC plans to build the 440-mile pipeline beginning this year and finishing in 2017.  The pipeline will cross five major Arkansas waterways and traverse […] Read more...
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