Action Alerts

Southern Cotton Ginners Meeting Kicks Off in Little Rock Monday July 18th

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Southern Cotton Ginners Association, which represents cotton gins from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee, will hold its Summer Meeting in Little Rock this week with events beginning Monday, July 18th.  The full meeting will begin Tuesday morning at 8:00 a.m.  Ag Council of Arkansas members are welcome to attend the Tuesday session. More […] Read more...

USDA Fruit and Nut Production Report for Delta Region

Thursday, July 7th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On July 6th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Delta Region Fruit and Nut Production Report for the 2015 crop year. The report primarily analyzed production data on blueberries, grapes, peaches, and pecans grown in the Delta Region.  The report showed production area, average yield, and estimated […] Read more...

USDA Updates Crop Progress Report for Arkansas

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On July 5th, 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 with 95 percent of […] Read more...

Brexit Carries Agricultural Implications

Friday, July 1st, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Much of the news in recent days has been tied to the so-called “Brexit,” which was the term utilized to describe the Great Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union.  The decision was made by the voters of the United Kingdom on Thursday, June 23rd, with a vote of 51.89% Leave, 48.11% Stay (17,410,742 […] Read more...

Governor Encourages Effort to Seek Additional Highway Funding Solutions

Friday, July 1st, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson recently hinted at a willingness to support additional long term highway funding when he encouraged the Arkansas Good Roads Foundation to work to build a consensus across the state on addressing the state’s long-term highway infrastructure needs. The statement came at a luncheon at the Governor’s mansion.  The Governor stated that […] Read more...
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