Action Alerts

April 26 Trade Policy Update

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The United States is currently juggling an abundance of trade negotiations that carry great weight to the American agriculture industry. These negotiations are vital to the well-being of most farms, and the ability to settle the agreements in a timely fashion is of equal importance to finishing them in a positive fashion. Included in the […] Read more...

Trump Administration Reportedly Developing Immigration Plan

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Senior White House Policy Advisor and son-in-law of President Trump, Jared Kushner, is reportedly working to develop a comprehensive immigration proposal for consideration of President Trump and potentially Congress. While details of the plan are not published, reports indicate that the plan will place a heavy focus on work visa programs. The plan is expected […] Read more...

INTL FCSTONE Offering Grain Merchandiser Risk Academy in Chicago July 24-25

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Ag Council of Arkansas Sponsor, INTL FCStone, recently announced an upcoming 2019 Summer Grain Merchandiser Risk Academy to be held on July 24-25 in Chicago. This educational program is an excellent opportunity to gain a better understanding for commodity markets and tools for managing risk in futures markets. This program is designed for your Grain Elevator & Coop […] Read more...

Wrangler Launches Rooted Collection of U.S. Based Sustainable Cotton Products

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Wrangler recently announced the launch of a new Rooted Collection of cotton clothing products, which contain cotton grown, sewn, cut, dyed and manufactured in the United States. The initial product launch focuses on cotton grown in five U.S. states. As part of the new product launch, Wrangler also announced sustainability goals that include 100% renewable […] Read more...

Major Grain Merchants Shake Up Leadership Amid Challenging Economic Times

Monday, April 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts In a Wall Street Journal article published April 19th, it was cited that many of the world’s largest grain merchants were shaking up their leadership and restructuring their staff in response to managing some of the most challenging economic times for the industry in recent years. Much of the challenges faced by these companies relate […] Read more...
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