Action Alerts

Simmons Bank Agri-Summit January 25th

Friday, December 23rd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Simmons Bank will hold its second annual Agri-Summit January 25th in Pine Bluff at the Convention Center. The event is free and open to the public.  It will feature guest speakers who will address issues related to the agriculture policy and the economy. Participating as guest speakers are Richard Brock of Brock Associates, Bryan Bomar […] Read more...

UofA Extension Offers Updated Information from Agronomists

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Cooperative Extension Service recently updated its Arkansas-Crops blog with useful information about their variety research for major commodities as well as updates from their various agronomists and other specialists. Some of the more recent posts include an update on soybeans and cotton. More below: http://www.arkansas-crops.com http://www.arkansas-crops.com/2016/12/21/soybean-reference-available/ http://www.arkansas-crops.com/2016/12/19/arkansas-looking-forward/   Read more...

UofA Extension 2017 Crop Budget Available Online

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Cooperative Extension Service has made available online its interactive crop budget program for the 2017 crop year.  These enterprise budgets are designed to assist Arkansas producers and other agricultural stakeholders in evaluating expected costs and returns for the upcoming field crop production year and other related production economics information, data, and […] Read more...

Governor Announces Legislative Plan for Upcoming Session

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On December 20th, Governor Asa Hutchinson held a press conference at the state capitol to announce his legislative priorities for the upcoming session. His plan centered on three central themes that include the economy, efficiencies, and education. The outline introduced included plans to provide income tax relief, reorganization of government agencies, and new funding formulas for […] Read more...

USA Rice Receives New RCPP Funding from USDA

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USA Rice and Ducks Unlimited were once again successful in applying for a Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service  (NRCS). It was announced on December 21 that rice producing states would receive roughly $7 million dollars to assist farmers adopting certain irrigation water management […] Read more...
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