Action Alerts

National Ag Law Center to Host Webinar on Hunting Leases

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Ag Law Center, based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, will host a free webinar on July 17th, focused on the leasing of property to individuals interested in recreational uses on private land. Such lease arrangements have proven to be an attractive option at generating additional revenue for landowners across the country. However, there are many […] Read more...

Baxter Land Co.’s Wargo Featured in Farm Press

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Andrew Wargo III, the farm manager for the last 50 years for Baxter Land Company in Dermott, Arkansas, was recently featured in Farm Press. Wargo, who is well known throughout the state for his knowledge, experience, and leadership in agriculture and conservation issues important to Arkansas. More below: https://www.farmprogress.com/cotton/andrew-wargo-flying-serving-farming Read more...

Arkansas Ends Fiscal Year with Big Surplus

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The State of Arkansas ended its 2018-2019 fiscal year on June 30th with a $295 million budget surplus. The Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) on Tuesday said the state’s net available revenue collection for the fiscal year totaled $5.9 billion, which was $426.5 million higher than the previous year and $231.2 million above forecast. […] Read more...

Lawsuit Filed Challenging Arkansas’s ‘Ag-Gag’ Law

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts A legal advocacy group, which includes the Animal Legal Defense Fund, filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the constitutionality of Arkansas’s so-called ‘Ag-Gag’ law. The law, which has been in effect since 2017, was established primarily to address corporate espionage issues facing agriculture businesses and other industries. With the widespread availability and use of […] Read more...

Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Field Day in Brinkley July 25th

Monday, July 1st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Farm Field Day in Arkansas, a new field day initiative focused on cover crops and soil health in cotton systems, will start at 8 a.m. at the Brinkley Convention Center, 1501 Weatherby Drive in Brinkley. It is open to anyone wishing to participate. Participants are asked to register by […] Read more...
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