Action Alerts

USA Rice Urges FDA to Help Consumers

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts At a recent public meeting held by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) leadership of the of USA Rice urged the federal agency to quickly do more to modern standards for food identification to ensure that consumers are not confused by companies seeking to capitalize on the popularity of rice by selling food products […] Read more...

October 7 Crop Progress Report

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, October 7th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress Report for Arkansas and the United States. The report provided an update on the estimated status of harvest and condition of the crop. According to the report, Arkansas corn was 94 percent harvested, cotton was […] Read more...

Greenway Equipment Acquires Maus Implement

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, October 7th, it was announced that Greenway Equipment had closed its purchase of Maus Implement Co. in Arkansas, further expanding the reach of the John Deere dealership throughout Arkansas. With the closing of the deal, Greenway now has a dealership network of 31 stores throughout Arkansas and Missouri. 2019 was the 75th anniversary […] Read more...

McConnell Calls for USMCA and China Deals

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts In a televised interview with CNBC on Monday, September 30th, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell (R-KY), expressed a strong desire to see the completion of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA) in Congress and a finalized trade deal between the U.S. and China. In his interview, he noted the importance of these trade issues to […] Read more...

U.S. Hemp Industry Facing Processing Bottleneck

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts As the United States moves into harvesting of its first large scale hemp crop, concern is growing for the ability of the processing sector to consume the supply developed. In Arkansas, the Arkansas Agriculture Department has issued roughly 30 grow licenses and 12 processor licenses. It’s not clear whether Arkansas has the processing capacity to […] Read more...
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