Action Alerts

USDA Releases New Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 12th, 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...

Ag Council Board Members Featured in P.F. Chang’s Advertisement

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, In The News, Membership Information Ag Council of Arkansas Board of Directors Members Dow Brantley and Jennifer James were both featured in a new video from P.F. Chang’s restaurant, which includes rice as a primary ingredient for many of its dishes.  The video series titled “Farm to Wok” focuses on rice production in Arkansas where P.F. Chang’s sources most of […] Read more...

Dicamba Remains a Hot Topic

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In Arkansas, and other parts of the Mid-South and beyond, the subject of dicamba continues to make news as Monsanto seeks Enivronmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval for its new dicamba herbicide technology to match its newly approved and released seed technology, and as farmers appear to have used other dicamba formulations illegally on the tolerant […] Read more...

Ag Council of Arkansas Board Met August 16th in Jonesboro

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 16th, members of the Ag Council of Arkansas board of directors met in Jonesboro for their Mid-Year Board Meeting.  The meeting featured several guest speakers and was headlined by U.S. Senator John Boozman who provided an update from Washington, D.C.  Senator Boozman serves as Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Commodity […] Read more...

University of Arkansas Offers Crop Updates

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service has several updates for farmers on their Arkansas crops blog.  These include market updates, verification study updates, and recommendations for farmers in the current crop year. To read the latest posts, click the link below: http://www.arkansas-crops.com/ Read more...
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