Action Alerts

Simmons Bank to Host Agri-Summit January 20th in Dumas

Sunday, December 13th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Simmons Bank announced that they will host an Agriculture Summit on January 20th at the Dumas Community Center from 10:00am until 3:00pm. The event will be open to the public and will feature guest speakers including Richard Brock and David Bridgeforth who will address commodity markets and agricultural laws respectively. The program will also feature […] Read more...

Cotton Market Information from Cotton Council and Cotton Incorporated

Sunday, December 13th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council and Cotton Incorporated both released new economic data related to the cotton industry. The Weekly Cotton Market Report from the National Cotton Council and the Monthly Cotton Market Report from Cotton Incorporated can be found below. They provide information about various supply and demand issues related to cotton. More information: 12.11.2015 […] Read more...

Dow and Dupont Announce Merger Plans

Sunday, December 13th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Dow Chemical Company and Dupont announced on December 10th that their boards of directors had unanimously approved an agreement that would combine the two companies into a single company named DowDupont. The new company will in turn attempt to separate the company into three separate units that would be independent and each publicly traded. […] Read more...

Reed Testifies Before House Ag Committee on Cotton Policy

Friday, December 11th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Ag Council Board of Director Member Nathan Reed testified before a House Agriculture Committee Hearing on December 9th as part of a larger cotton industry review in which witnesses urged the U.S. government to stand up for the domestic cotton industry on various matters including farm policy, trade, and environmental issues. Nathan also serves […] Read more...

UofA’s Informational Webinars Available for Review

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service has made available several information webinars held in recent weeks. These webinars include excellent analysis of rice markets, outlook for grain markets, and trade potential with Cuba. Below are the details of each webinar available and the links to access those webinars. More below: […] Read more...
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