Action Alerts

Little Rock to Host Ag Law Meeting on Ag Tech

Friday, April 27th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 15-16, the National Ag Law Center, National Association of Attorneys General, and the Agriculture and Food Law Consortium will hold a conference in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Ag Technology and the Law. More information below… The future of American agriculture is being and will be defined by rapidly emerging technologies – big data, […] Read more...

Applications Due May 31 for Century Farm Program

Friday, April 27th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Agriculture Department (AAD) is now accepting applications for 2018 Arkansas Century Farm Inductees. Century Farm families have owned and farmed the same land for at least 100 years. This program honors Arkansas’ rich agricultural heritage and since the beginning in 2012 has certified 376 farms and families. To qualify, farms must meet the […] Read more...

ANRC Holding Public Forum on Watershed Management Plan for Middle White River

Friday, April 27th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information   Public Information Meeting Scheduled for May 31st in Batesville to Discuss Development of a Middle White River Voluntary Watershed-Based Management Plan A public information meeting has been scheduled for May 31st in Batesville by the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission to discuss the development of a voluntary, non-regulatory Watershed-Based Management Plan for the Middle White […] Read more...

Legislative Task Force on Tax Reform Support Ag Exemptions

Friday, April 27th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Legislative Task Force for Tax Reform and Relief held two day long meetings April 25-26 to examine Arkansas state tax policy with much of the focus on consideration of various sales and use tax exemptions. Of the 43 tax exemptions considered, 13 related directly to agriculture, and all 13 received the support and […] Read more...

Governor Makes New Appointments to Arkansas State Plant Board

Friday, April 27th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, April 26th, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the appointment of two new board members to serve on the Arkansas State Plant Board.  Sam Stuckey of Clarkedale was appointed to represent cotton farmers and John Fricke of Planters Cotton Oil Mill in Pine Bluff was appointed to represent the fertilizer and oil mill industries. […] Read more...
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