Action Alerts

American Farm Bureau Elects Georgia’s Zippy Duvall as President

Monday, January 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Earlier this month, the American Farm Bureau elected Zippy Duvall of Georgia to be the next president of Farm Bureau.  Duvall, the former President of Georgia Farm Bureau, replaces Bob Stallman of Texas who retired following 16 years of service as president. Duvall becomes just the 12th president of Farm Bureau.  Duvall brings significant agriculture […] Read more...

Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame to Induct Six New Members

Monday, January 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Earlier this month, the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame announced that it would induct six new members to the Hall of Fame.  The class represents the 28th of the Ag Hall of Fame. Of the six, two have direct connections to row crop agriculture.  State Representative David Hillman of Almyra is a rice farmer and […] Read more...

WASDE Disappoints Farmers Looking for Price Improvements

Monday, January 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On January 12th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report.  The latest report offered very little to excite farmers seeking better prices for their commodities.  Most major commodities had similar stories with high production levels, high stocks, and slowing demand. […] Read more...

USDA’s Estimated Final 2015 Crop Production Numbers for Arkansas

Monday, January 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On January 12th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released final estimates for crop production in Arkansas during the 2015 crop year.  According to the report, several crops saw acreage declines from 2014 with cotton seeing the greatest.  For cotton, Arkansas only harvested 205,000 acres, which was down 38 percent […] Read more...

Arkansas Farm Bureau Names Warren Carter EVP

Sunday, January 17th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Earlier this month, Arkansas Farm Bureau announced that Warren Carter was selected by the organization’s board of directors to serve as the Executive Vice President. He will replace Rodney Baker who retired from Farm Bureau in December. Arkansas Farm Bureau’s executive vice president serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the organization. Carter is a 28-year […] Read more...
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