Action Alerts

Arkansas Farmers Offer New Way for Companies to Offset Water Use

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Several farmers in Arkansas pledging to use less ground water in irrigating crops have developed a new program that would offer for sale “water shares,” which would serve as a credit to individuals and companies looking to offset their groundwater consumption.  The money generated from purchases of water shares would be applied to efforts to […] Read more...

Governor Hutchinson Outlines New Budget Proposal for Arkansas

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 9th, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson outlined his biennium budget proposal for the state before the Arkansas General Assembly.  His budget proposal outlined plans for new tax cuts, reductions in spending, and government agency reforms. While many specific details were not included in the outline, the Governor and the legislature are expected to release […] Read more...

EPA Grants Label for New Dicamba Formulas

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on November 9th approved a new label for over the top application of Monsanto’s new Dicamba herbicide formulations known as  Xtendimax™ with VaporGrip™ Technology, specifically designed to have lower volatility, to control weeds in cotton and soybean plants that have been genetically engineered (GE) to resist dicamba. Additionally, there are restrictions […] Read more...

Election Results and President-elect Trump

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Donald J. Trump was elected president of the United States Tuesday, November 8th.  The election also resulted in the re-election of Arkansas’s congressional delegation as Senator John Boozman, Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Bruce Westerman, and Steve Womack, all won with comfortable margins. All are now serving in the majority party in the U.S. House […] Read more...

Crop Progress Report Shows Harvest Concluding

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 7th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report offers an update on the status and condition of the primary agricultural crops grown in Arkansas. According to this report, Arkansas harvest is almost complete. The report indicated the […] Read more...
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