Action Alerts

Tyson Announces New Sustainability Plans that Affect Feed Inputs

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, April 3rd, Tyson Foods announced new sustainability goals as it relates to row crop farmers providing animal feed inputs. The new initiative is being dubbed as the “2 million acre commitment,” and will encourage grain farmers to adopt more efficient fertilizer practices, and take additional measures to reduce water runoff and soil loss. […] Read more...

Lt. Governor Talks State Government Transformation Initiatives

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Lt. Governor Tim Griffin recently sat down with Talk Business and Politics‘ Roby Brock to discuss Arkansas’s initiatives to transform state government. Governor Hutchinson recently announced his goal of transforming state government to develop savings and find efficiencies in use of tax dollars to provide government services. Specifically, the Governor outlined plans to reduce […] Read more...

Ag Law Conference in Memphis June 8th

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Ag Law Center will hold its fifth annual Mid-South Ag Law Conference in Memphis on Friday, June 8th at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. The conference will feature various legal and public policy topics of current relevance to the agriculture industry. For attorneys attending the conference, the event […] Read more...

April 2 Crop Progress Report

Monday, April 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, April 2, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. According to the report, 24 percent of corn acres have been planted with 4 percent emerged, 6 percent of rice acres have been planted, 2 percent of soybean acres have […] Read more...

China’s Retaliates Against U.S. Stoking Fears of Trade War

Monday, April 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, China began its initial steps towards retaliating against the U.S. for imported steel and aluminum tariffs with the implementation of its own tariffs on a list of 128 U.S. products that are mostly farm commodities. China is immediately enacting an estimated $3 billion worth of tariffs on fruit, nuts, pork, wine and other […] Read more...
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