Action Alerts

Penalty Bill for Dicamba Continues to Progress

Friday, March 1st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A bill to amend the penalty laws related to dicamba and other auxin herbicides is under consideration in the legislature and moving relatively quickly through the process. HB1512, by Representative David Hillman (R-Almyra), would redefine the definition of egregious to allow the Plant Board to assess fines of greater than $1,000 and up to $25,000 […] Read more...

Arkansas Soil Health Alliance to Hold Annual Meeting in Brinkley March 18

Friday, March 1st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Arkansas Soil Health Alliance will hold its annual meeting in Brinkley on March 18th from 8:30am until 3:00pm. The program will focus largely on cover crops and other soil health matters. Several speakers will offer presentations for attendees. More below: Read more...

Congress Reauthorizes Pesticide Registration Laws

Friday, March 1st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Congress completed work on legislation to reauthorize pesticide registration laws when it approved the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) (S. 483). The bill was signed into law on March 8th by President Trump. The measure establishes a framework for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to register pesticides and extends authority for EPA to collect updated […] Read more...

Delta Plastics Offering More PipePlanner Training in March

Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Delta Plastics announced that it is holding more education webinars for its PipePlanner irrigation program. PipePlanner is a web-based custom hole size selection and irrigation tool for farmers seeking more efficient utilization of water in-furrow crop irrigation. The program will be available at the following link during the times listed below. global.gotomeeting.com/join/884832181 More below: Read more...

UofA Comparative Crop Budgets Available

Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service has made available budget summaries and spreadsheets to use in making crop plans for the 2019 season. The spreadsheets allow for modifying the inputs to better represent specific operations. The PDF files represent easily printable and viewable versions on mobile platforms. Continue to monitor […] Read more...
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