Action Alerts

Simmons Bank’s Delta Symposium Available for Review

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In April of this year, Simmons Bank hosted an all day symposium titled, The Delta: Why It Still Matters, where over 400 business and community leaders gathered to discuss the future of the Delta. The event was led and moderated by Rex Nelson, Director of Communications for Simmons Bank and former director of the Delta […] Read more...

Arkansas Continues Planting Progress

Monday, May 2nd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas on May 2, 2016.  According to the report, Arkansas farmers were able to make significant progress despite recent heavy rainfall.  For most major commodities, farmers are well ahead of the most recent five year […] Read more...

USA Rice Seeks Nominations for Annual Rice Awards

Thursday, April 28th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information From USA Rice: 2016 Rice Awards Application Open Apr 22, 2016 From left: Rice Farming Editor Vicky Boyd, Horizon Ag’s Tim Walker, Jimmy Hoppe, and USA Rice Chairman Dow Brantley. ARLINGTON, VA — USA Rice, in conjunction with Horizon Ag and Rice Farming magazine, is seeking nominations for the 2016 Rice Awards to recognize rice […] Read more...

Iraq Purchases 90,000 Metric Tons of U.S. Rice in April

Thursday, April 28th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The United States will be a significant source of imported rice to Iraq according to USA Rice, which announced that the U.S. was successful in a recent Iraqi tender, which included the purchase of 90,000 MT of long grain rice from the United States along with a 60,000 MT order from South America.  The new […] Read more...

Cotton Foundation Seeks Nominees for Producer Information Exchange (PIE) Program

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Ag Council of Arkansas, in partnership with the Cotton Foundation, is seeking nominees to take part in the Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) program for 2016. This year’s program for Arkansas producers along with other Mid-South producers from Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee and Missouri will take place July 17-22 and will include a trip to the […] Read more...
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