Action Alerts

September 25 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, September 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 25th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report shows that harvest is well underway for most Arkansas farmers. The corn crop is 92 percent harvested, rice is 78 percent harvested, soybeans are 35 percent harvested, sorghum is […] Read more...

Bayer and Bosch Team Up for New Spray Technology

Monday, September 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Not long after it was announced that John Deere was to purchase Blue River Technologies for their “See and Spray” technology for ground applications, it became known that Bayer Crop Science was working with  technology firm Bosch to develop similar sensor driven technologies for in-crop selective spray systems. More below: http://www.press.bayer.com/baynews/baynews.nsf/id/Bayer-and-Bosch-develop-new-digital-Smart-Spraying-solutions Smart spraying technology study launched […] Read more...

Farm Bureau Weighs in on Tax Reform as Congress Begins Work

Monday, September 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information American Farm Bureau has entered the conversation on federal tax policy as Congress and the White House gear up for the introduction of legislation to reform the federal tax code.  Farm Bureau urged Congress to develop legislation that would provide a fair and equitable tax system that encourages success, savings, investment and entrepreneurship for all farm […] Read more...

Rice Herbicide Loyant Gets EPA Registration

Monday, September 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, September 25th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officially registered Dow Agrosciences’ new rice herbicide Loyant with Rinskor. The product brings to the rice market a new active ingredient with broad-spectrum weed control that also will combat herbicide resistance. The product will soon undergo reviews in rice producing states like Arkansas. More below: http://www.agwatchnetwork.com/new-herbicide-registration-changes-weed-management/ […] Read more...

Arkansas World Trade Center Celebrates 10 Years

Monday, September 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In 2006, Senator John Boozman, who was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, convened a meeting with leaders from the University of Arkansas, business leaders from Northwest Arkansas, state government leaders, and members of the Walton Family Foundation to explore the idea of establishing a World Trade Center for Arkansas.  The concept was […] Read more...
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