Action Alerts

Arkansas Rice Research Performance Trials

Monday, December 7th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service recently released a new document revealing the results of its rice research performance trials. The document is designed to assist rice producers in making decisions on varieties to select for upcoming crop years. The document reveals results of multiple studies of different rice varieties […] Read more...

Arkansas Senators Place Hold on Energy Nominee for Clean Line Answers

Monday, December 7th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Last week, Arkansas Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton made news by announced their intent to place a “hold” on a nominee for the Department of Energy until satisfactory answers were provided by the agency to a previous letter the two had sent in September regarding the Clean Line Energy project. The letter listed a […] Read more...

Veach Re-Elected to Serve as Farm Bureau President

Monday, December 7th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Randy Veach was re-elected to serve as President of Arkansas Farm Bureau at the organization’s 81st Annual Convention held last week in Little Rock. Veach, an Ag Council member and farmer from Manila, Arkansas, will be serving his eighth term as president. Veach is the organization’s 10th president since its founding in 1935. Also re-elected […] Read more...

Congress May Address Tax Extenders in Final Days of 2015

Monday, December 7th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Congress is down to its final two weeks before adjourning for the Christmas holidays and the end of the year, and the schedule remains very full despite significant legislative progress in recent days. Top on the list of “to dos” before the December 18th target adjournment date are the fiscal year 2016 omnibus appropriations act […] Read more...

Enrollment Period Open for ARC and PLC for 2016

Monday, December 7th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that beginning December 7th, agricultural producers can visit Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices to sign contracts or enroll in Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) for 2016. The enrollment period will continue until August 1st. While the choice between ARC and PLC has already been […] Read more...
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