Action Alerts

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...

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...
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