Action Alerts

Delta Peanut Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony

Friday, August 30th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Tuesday, August 27th, Delta Peanut, a new peanut company in Arkansas owned by farmers, held a groundbreaking ceremony at its future shelling plant in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The shelling plant and buying points throughout Arkansas represent roughly $100 million investment that is anticipated to provide over 100 jobs. This year, USDA estimates that Arkansas has […] Read more...

Trump Promises Renewable Fuel Policy that Farmers Will Love

Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts President Trump announced on Thursday, August 29th, that U.S. farmers would be very pleased with the Trump Administration’s policy on renewable fuels. He indicated that a significant package of policy programs would soon be unveiled. U.S. farmers and the renewable fuels industry have expressed concern and frustration over recent renewable fuel standards compliance waivers issued […] Read more...

Secretary Perdue Tries to Rally Farmers

Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue visited the Heartland this week to help rally American farmers on issues of concern for farmers including trade and renewable fuel policy. Perdue encouraged farmers and the U.S. agriculture industry to remain patient on trade issues, and indicated that the federal government was going to maintain assistance to offset […] Read more...

U.S. Soybean Industry Takes Aim at Europe with Sustainability Marketing Initiative

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The United States Soybean Export Council is always looking to find alternative markets for U.S. soybeans, but recent challenges resulting from the trade war with China make expeditious findings of new markets a necessity. One major initiative related to this effort is a new voluntary sustainability protocol that allows verified U.S. grown soybeans to qualify […] Read more...

Country Music Documentary Film Preview in Dyess Saturday

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Saturday, August 31st, a new Ken Burns documentary film title, “Country Music,” will preview in Arkansas at the Dyess Colony in Mississippi County, Arkansas. There will be three showings of the film (10:00am, 12:00pm, and 2:00pm). Dyess served as the childhood home town of Johnny Cash, and on October 17-19, the Dyess community will […] Read more...
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