Action Alerts

Crop Progress and Condition Report for July 18th

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On July 18th, 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...

Monthly Economic Newsletters from USA Rice and Cotton Incorporated Available

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USA Rice and Cotton Incorporated have released new market reports for their respective commodities.  The report offers in depth information related to market conditions facing each commodity. The latest reports are linked below. Full reports below: July 2016 Cotton Inc Economic Report july-2016-ebrief Read more...

Hutchinson Opens Outpost in Germany to Develop Business and Trade with Europe

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information While on a recent trip through Europe to develop business ties with Europe, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson along with the Director of the Arkansas Department of Economic Development, Mike Preston, announced that he would establish a permanent presence in Europe by hiring Cornelius Schnitzler to serve as director of Arkansas’s European office in Germany. He […] Read more...

Clean Line Energy Begins Surveys and Landowner Negotiations

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A recent email newsletter from Clean Line Energy Partners, the group looking to build a high-voltage direct current electricity transmission line from Oklahoma to Arkansas and Tennessee, stated that they’ve begun the process for negotiating easements in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Tennessee. The group has been conducting field surveys since May to gather additional information along […] Read more...

USDA Announces $49 Million for Conservation Effort

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced recently that USDA is awarding $44.6 million through its Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership to support 10 wetland enhancement projects on private and tribal agricultural lands in 12 States. Recipients for each project are providing more than $4.3 million in matching funds, bringing the total investment to approximately $49 million. In […] Read more...
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