Action Alerts

November 13 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, November 13, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn is 100 percent harvested; cotton is 93 percent harvested; rice is 98 percent harvested; and soybeans […] Read more...

Much Anticipation for Meeting Between Trump and Xi

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information With the ongoing trade dispute with China causing economic hardship for the agriculture industry, hope and anticipation builds among farmers for the upcoming meeting between President Trump and President Xi at the G20 meeting taking place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at the end of November. Trump recently expressed optimism for a “great deal” with China […] Read more...

Perdue Says More Trade Aid for Farmers

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced Monday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture would provide the full second tranche of trade mitigation assistance for farmers. He also noted that the USDA would likely not implement any additional assistance in 2019 unless Congress provided such assistance.  Soybean markets have been the most affected commodity in the ongoing […] Read more...

October 22 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, October 22, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn is 97 percent harvested; cotton is 77 percent harvested; rice is 94 percent harvested; and soybeans […] Read more...

USDA Deregulates GE Cotton for Low Gossypol Seed

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 18th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the deregulation of Texas A&M’s cotton variety genetically engineered to have ultra-low levels of gossypol in its seed, which could allow for expanded use of cottonseed for animal feeds and potentially human foods. More below: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/biotechnology/brs-news-and-information/2018_brs_news/texas_am_low_gossypol_cotton https://www.agweb.com/article/cotton-as-food/   Read more...
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