Action Alerts

New WOTUS Rule Released

Friday, January 24th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts On Thursday, January 23rd, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released a new Waters of the United States (WOTUS) final rule for the Clean Water Act (CWA). The rule, which is described as the Navigable Waters Protection Rule aims to more clearly define regulated bodies of water […] Read more...

USDA Expected to Announce 3rd Tranche of Trade Aid Soon

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is expected to soon deliver the third round of trade aid to U.S. farmers affected by ongoing trade disputes, including with China. With the announcement of a Phase One agreement between the U.S. and China, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue indicated at the American Farm Bureau Convention in Austin, Texas, […] Read more...

Upcoming Pesticide Training Opportunities

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service recently issued a notice of upcoming pesticide training opportunities related to mandatory education seminars for farm employees handling and applying certain crop protection products. The seminars are designed to prepare workers for appropriate use and stewardship of products with known risks during the upcoming […] Read more...

UofA Releases New Rice Advisor App and Website

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service recently released a new smart phone app and website to assist rice farmers in Arkansas. The “Rice Advisor” app offers comprehensive tools including research, recommendations and advise for each component of rice production. More below: https://riceadvisor.uaex.edu Read more...

Trump Addresses American Farm Bureau and Touts Trade Deals

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts President Donald Trump addressed American Farm Bureau at its Annual Convention in Austin, Texas. This was the third consecutive address to Farm Bureau’s annual convention. In his remarks the President touted his recent accomplishments in trade, including the USMCA and the “Phase One” deal with China. In addition, Trump reminded farmers that he had provided […] Read more...
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