Action Alerts

Presentations from UofA Non-Point Source Water Quality Meeting Available Online

Monday, October 9th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The presentations from the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service’s Public Policy Center’s two day seminar on non-point water quality issues is now available online. The presentations, which covered a variety of state water issues and initiatives can be viewed at the link below. More below: https://www.uaex.edu/environment-nature/water/quality/policies.aspx Read more...

Feral Hog Task Force Seeks Comments on Kaput

Monday, October 9th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Agriculture Department announced on October 3rd that it is seeking public input through a new survey from the Feral Hog Eradication Task Force on the hog bait known as Kaput. The Feral Hog Task Force was established under Act 1010 of the 91st General Assembly, and they are tasked with studying the impact […] Read more...

Jonesboro Approves Plan for Shooting Facility

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 3rd, the city of Jonesboro approved a plan do build a new shooting sports complex on the East side of the town. The facility will be built in partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission who will pay for 75% of the project costs while the city will acquire the 200 acres […] Read more...

USDA AMS Cotton Varieties Planted Report Released for 2017

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) released a new Cotton Varieties Planted Report for the 2017 crop year. According to the report the Deltapine brand of Upland cottonseed was the most popular planted in the United States for the 2017-2018 season, while the Americot brand was the second most popular followed […] Read more...

Delta Regional Authority Announces $2.8 Million in Arkansas Investments

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, October 3rd, the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) announced several economic development investments into the Delta region of Arkansas. The money will be used to improve infrastructure, the state’s workforce, and economy. Arkansas is one of eight states to receive DRA investments, and the agency’s total investments for 2017 will reach $20 million. With […] Read more...
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