Action Alerts

Immigration Legislation Stalls in House

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. House of Representatives attempted and failed twice over the last couple of weeks when considering legislation addressing immigration policy. An ongoing inability to craft legislation to gain enough support for passage now seems insurmountable after attempting two different approaches to the issue and not receiving sufficient votes. The complex issue seems to be […] Read more...

USDA Releases Arkansas Acreage and Stocks Report

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, June 29th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released updated reports on acreage and stocks for primary commodities. According to the reports corn, cotton, rice and soybean acres were all up from 2017. More below, including the full reports: Corn Planted Acreage Up 5 Percent from 2017 Cotton Planted Acreage Up 8 Percent from […] Read more...

USDA Updates Acreage and Stocks Estimates

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USDA Reports Soybean, Corn Acreage Down WASHINGTON, June 29, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimated 89.6 million acres of soybeans planted in the United States for 2018, down 1 percent from last year, according to the Acreage report released today. Corn area planted is estimated at 89.1 million […] Read more...

July 2 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, July 2, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn is 88 percent silked and 21 percent dough, cotton is 83 percent squaring and 35 percent […] Read more...

Senate Approves Bill for Pesticide Registration Programs

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, June 28th, the U.S. Senate approved the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act, which allows the Environmental Protection Agency to charge fees for pesticide registration that fund about one-third of the operations of the Office of Pesticide Programs. More below: https://www.agprofessional.com/article/senate-ag-committee-reauthorizes-long-delayed-pria https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1029 https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/11179-senate-passes-bill-to-reauthorize-pria Read more...
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