Action Alerts

Generic Base Decision Tool for ARC/PLC Now Available

Friday, July 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced it is notifying farmers with generic base acres who planted seed cotton that a new tool is available to assist them in understanding how the new seed cotton program may affect their FSA payments. The tool, at www.afpc.tamu.edu/tools/cotton-base, helps a producer make decisions on how to allocate generic base […] Read more...

Wheeler Takes Helm at EPA

Friday, July 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, July 5th, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt submitted a resignation letter to President Trump. The news was made through a tweet by President Trump who stated that deputy Administrator Andrew Wheeler would assume the lead role at the agency as Acting Administrator. Wheeler became Acting Administrator July 9th. Pruitt had been facing a wide […] Read more...

Farmers Brace for Tariff Implementation

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. farmers and other American industries are bracing for a full scale trade war between the United States and several key trading partners around the world including China, NAFTA countries and the European Union. Several tariffs that were announced in recent weeks will begin to go into force on July 6th and additional tariffs are […] Read more...

Governor Names JD Neeley to Game and Fish Commission

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, July 2, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the appointment of JD Neeley of Camden to serve as Commissioner of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Neeley, who is the president of Neeley Forestry Service and principal broker for United Country Neeley Forestry, replaces Steve Cook whose 7 year term is expiring. More below: https://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/122648/jd-neeley-joins-state-game-and-fish-commission Read more...

Immigration Legislation Stalls in House

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. House of Representatives attempted and failed twice over the last couple of weeks when considering legislation addressing immigration policy. An ongoing inability to craft legislation to gain enough support for passage now seems insurmountable after attempting two different approaches to the issue and not receiving sufficient votes. The complex issue seems to be […] Read more...
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