Action Alerts

AgriBank’s Jeff Swanhorst Speaks to Farm Income Challenges

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Agri-Pulse’s “Open-Mic” program was AgriBank’s Jeff Swanhorst, who is the chief credit officer for the Farm Credit ag lender. On the program, he spoke about the challenges and opportunities that face farmers and agribusinesses in a low commodity price and lower farm income environment. Swanhorst says lower prices are already affecting farm balance sheets […] Read more...

WTO Sets Retaliation Levels for Canada and Mexico for COOL

Monday, December 7th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, the World Trade Organization (WTO) set retaliatory levels available for Mexico and Canada as a result of a case considering U.S. country of origin labeling laws known as COOL. The WTO authorized a combined $1.01 billion in annual retaliation, $781 million from Canada and $227 million from Mexico. The tariffs will be imposed […] Read more...

ASU to Host Annual Soil and Water Education Conference January 27th

Monday, December 7th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information, Upcoming Events Arkansas State University will host the Annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference and Arkansas Irrigation Expo on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Convocation Center its campus in Jonesboro. The event will showcase a wide range of presentations focused on soil and water conservation. The event should be a good opportunity for producers to […] Read more...

ASU to Host Annual Agri-Business Conference February 10th

Monday, December 7th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information, Upcoming Events The 22nd annual Arkansas State Agribusiness Conference will be held Wednesday, February 10th, at the ASU Convocation Center. The morning session begins at 8:00 am in the Fowler Center. Lunch and afternoon sessions begin at 12:00 noon in the Convocation Center. Registration information can be found online. More information can be found below: http://www.astate.edu/college/agriculture-and-technology/ Read more...

Cotton Council Annual Meeting in Dallas February 5-7

Monday, December 7th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council’s 2016 Annual Meeting will be held February 5th-7th at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, Texas. The first events will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, February 5. The convention’s final event, the General Session, begins at 10:00 a.m. and concludes by 12:00 noon on Sunday, February 7. Policy development at the […] Read more...
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