Action Alerts

Dicamba Drift Strikes Arkansas and Other Mid-South States

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas and many other states are experiencing crop damage due to off-label use of the herbicide dicamba.  It is believed that the release of new dicamba tolerant seed technology from Monsanto without approval for it’s proprietary dicamba based herbicide formulation has led to problems that have resulted from some farmers utilizing dicamba in a manner […] Read more...

United States and Iraq Reach Understanding for Trading U.S. Grown Rice

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A recently announced agreement between the United States and the government of Iraq was welcomed by the U.S. Rice Industry’s primary advocacy organization, USA Rice.  The agreement between the two nations establishes the U.S. as a preferred rice supplier for major tenders for Iraq’s food distribution system.  Legislators from Arkansas and other U.S. rice producing […] Read more...

ANRC Director Randy Young to Retire July 31st

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) Executive Director, Mr. Randy Young, is scheduled to officially retire at the end of July. His departure would open up a significant position in the Hutchinson administration, and a replacement has yet to be named.  The ANRC handles several important matters related to Arkansas agriculture, including being responsible for the […] Read more...

GMO Labeling Bill Heads to President

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Bipartisan, compromise legislation that would establish a national standard for labeling food as it relates to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) now heads to President Obama’s desk after quickly moving through both the U.S. Senate and House. The measure was approved in the Senate with a 63-30 vote and in the House with a vote of […] Read more...

University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service to Offer “Soybean College” August 18th in Newport

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture in partnership with the Arkansas Crop Protection Association will be hosting the 2016 Soybean College on August 18, 2016 at the Newport Research Station at Newport, AR starting at 8:00 a.m. and running through 5:00 p.m.  Crop consultants, industry personnel, and producers will see current research on […] Read more...
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