Action Alerts

USDA Mailing Ballots for FSA County Committee Elections

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, October 28th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it will mail ballots on November 4 to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee elections. To be counted, ballots must be returned to the local FSA county office or postmarked by December 2. County […] Read more...

Nufarm Announces New Manufacturing Facility in Mississippi

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Nufarm, an Australian based agricultural chemical company, recently announced plans to build a $20 million, 140,500 square foot formulation and packaging facility in Greenville, Mississippi. The 16 acre site is being designed to better serve and meet the needs of their U.S. customers. The company holds more than 2,100 product registrations, and markets products in […] Read more...

October 28th Crop Progress Report

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, October 28th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report. According to the report, corn was 100 percent harvested, cotton was 77 percent harvested, peanuts were 88 percent dug and 48 percent harvested, rice was 97 percent harvested, soybeans were 77 percent […] Read more...

USDA Releases Hemp Rules

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Tuesday, October 29th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released new federal rules and guidance for the growing, transporting, sampling and testing, processing and marketing of industrial hemp. The interim final rule becomes effective upon publication in the Federal Register. Following publication, USDA invites public comment on the interim rule and the information collection […] Read more...

Plant Board Issues Over $100,000 in Fines for 2018 Dicamba Violations

Thursday, October 24th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Arkansas State Plant Board held two public hearings related to an individual in Missouri who was alleged to have made at least two illegal applications of dicamba in Arkansas fields. The Board, after deliberating on evidence presented by Plant Board inspectors, decided to issue over $100,000 in fines for the individual for violations that […] Read more...
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