Action Alerts

Congressman Crawford Announces Cuba Working Group

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas First District Congressman Rick Crawford announced that he and nine other members of the House of Representatives had formed a new bipartisan working group on Cuba with the intent of seeking greater engagement on issues related to Cuba.  The members of the working group seek to normalize relations with Cuba and develop economic opportunities […] Read more...

Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Winners Announced

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board and the Arkansas Soybean Association recently announced the winners of the 2015 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Contest. The contest divided state soybean producers into eight groups, seven geographic regions and one all state conventional (non-GMO) category. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three in each division […] Read more...

UofA Set to Host Several Ag Production Meetings Across State

Monday, December 21st, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service is scheduled to host several crop production conferences across the state from January 4th until early March.  The meetings are an opportunity for growers to learn about current research in commodity crops and other aspects of production being performed by University of Arkansas agronomists […] Read more...

More and More Calls for Cottonseed Program

Monday, December 21st, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Momentum continues to build for the push to have the Secretary of Agriculture designate cottonseed as an ‘other oilseed’ for coverage from the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) or Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC). The dramatic contraction in the cotton industry due to low commodity prices and the lack of an adequate farm bill safety net protection […] Read more...

House and Senate Approve Tax Extenders and Appropriations Measures

Friday, December 18th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information This week, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate were able to approve significant end of year legislation that would extend certain tax provisions for the current and future tax years and make appropriations for the remainder of the 2016 fiscal year, which began October 1st.  Both measures included many important items related to agriculture.  […] Read more...
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