Action Alerts

Tyson Foods Unveils New Plant Based Protein Brand as Meat Alternative

Friday, June 14th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Thursday, June 13th, Arkansas based Tyson Foods, the largest animal protein company in the world, announced the launch of a new plant based protein brand that will serve as a new line of products that offer consumers meat alternatives. The brand name “Raised and Rooted,” aims to compete in a growing marketplace of plant […] Read more...

Bayer Announces New Initiative on Sustainability

Friday, June 14th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On June 14th, Bayer announced a new ambitious initiative towards sustainability with plans to invest $6 billion towards to crop protection systems for weed control and reduce its ecological footprint by 30 percent by 2030. The announcement comes nearly a year after the company’s purchase of Monsanto. More below: https://media.bayer.com/baynews/baynews.nsf/id/Bayer-raises-the-bar-in-transparency-sustainability-and-engagement https://www.farmprogress.com/crop-protection/bayer-raises-bar-transparency-sustainability-and-engagement https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/12314-bayer-leans-in-to-sustainability-with-new-initiative Read more...

Delta Peanut Promising to Grow Arkansas Peanut Industry

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Several Arkansas row crop farmers have pooled their resources and committed acres to develop and grow a more substantial peanut industry in Arkansas with the launch of a new company (Delta Peanut) that will have 3 buying points throughout the delta and a shelling plant in Jonesboro. This new farmer owned company promises to add […] Read more...

Corps Announces Concern for White River Ahead of Rains

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a warning this week ahead of impending rains stating that the pools in its lake reservoirs are full and in need of significant releases due to rising waters from recent rains and upcoming projected rains. The Corps is advising those in flood plains downstream of the reservoirs to […] Read more...

State of Arkansas Reaches Agreement with C&H Hog Farm to Relocate the Operation

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts According to an announcement by Governor Asa Hutchinson, an agreement has been reached between the State of Arkansas and the owners and operators of the C&H Hog Farm to help them relocate their operation. The settlement includes a buyout of their existing operation in Mount Judea, Arkansas. The farm became a subject of great controversy […] Read more...
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