Action Alerts

Arkansas Farmer Elected to Executive Committee of National Soybean Checkoff Board

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Farmer Elected to National Soybean Checkoff Board LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 4, 2018) – Jim Carroll, a Monroe County soybean farmer, was elected secretary of the United Soybean Board (USB). Carroll, a fourth-generation farmer, previously served the board as a director and chair of the Demand Action Team. The soy checkoff, which works to […] Read more...

Arkansas Soybean Promotion Tour Announces Kitchen|Fields Table Tour for 2018

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Soybean Research and Promotion Board announced on January 5th its plans for the 2018 Kitchen|Fields Table Tour, which is a promotion effort. The Table Tour is a partnership with Arkansas restaurants that agree to incorporate soybeans and soybean fed protein into dining dishes in an effort to educate consumers to the value and […] Read more...

Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting February 19th

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Rice Federation announced that it would hold its annual meeting and trade show Monday, February 19th, in Jonesboro at the Arkansas State University (ASU) Convocation Center. The meeting will feature Governor Asa Hutchinson as its guest speaker. The meeting will also include discussions on voluntary smoke management guidelines being developed by industry to […] Read more...

Trump to Address American Farm Bureau

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information President Trump, along with Secretary Sonny Perdue, is scheduled to address American Farm Bureau Federation early next week at its annual convention in Nashville, TN. He’s expected to discuss his initiatives related to regulatory reform, tax policy, trade policy, and farm programs among other issues. He will address the group on Monday. More below: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-05/farmers-gave-trump-their-votes-now-they-re-looking-for-a-return […] Read more...

Fish and Wildlife Service Reestablishes Permits for Cormorants

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In welcome news to Arkansas’s aquaculture industry, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has reestablished federal permits in Arkansas to allow for the taking of a limited number of double-crested cormorants. The FWS recently resumed issuing such permits to operators and employees of fish farms setting the total kill limit in Arkansas at about […] Read more...
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