Action Alerts

Weekly Cotton Market Report

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) weekly cotton market report can be found at the link below. This weekly report for the week ending January 15th, provides an overview of the cotton market. Included in the report are cotton prices and data related to cotton supply and demand. More below: 1.15.2016 Weekly Cotton Market Report Read more...

FAA to Force Registration of UAVs

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently announced that it will require users of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or Drones) to register their devices with the federal agency prior to use.   In addition to setting general safety standards for flying drones, the FAA determined that for safety and security purposes it needed to know who possessed […] Read more...

University’s Verification Study Results Now Available

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service has recently made available its 2015 verification study results for major commodities grown in Arkansas.   The studies, known as the Arkansas Row Crop Verification Program, are funded with the support of the research and promotion boards, which are supported by farmers through the various […] Read more...

University’s Soybean Selection Program Available

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A new maturity group selection tool known as Soybean Maturity, Analysis, and Planning (SoyMAP) is now available for farmers seeking input on their variety selection for soybeans.  The software program is the result of a 3-year experiment across six states supported jointly by the Mid-South Soybean Board and the United Soybean Board.  The study evaluated […] Read more...

AV-1011 Bird Repellent Made Temporarily Available for Rice Until 2018

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Earlier this month it was announced that AV-1011 Bird Repellent for rice seed was granted a “conditional” registration by the Environmental Protection Agency until January 5, 2018.  The conditional registration under section 3(c)(7) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) allows for the product to be used while the manufacturer, Arkion Life Sciences, […] Read more...
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