Action Alerts

USDA Releases Farm Production Expenditure Report

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, August 2nd, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a Farm Production Expenditure Report. The report highlights farm expenditures by category for various farm operations and compares those expenditures to recent years. More below: https://downloads.usda.library.cornell.edu/usda-esmis/files/qz20ss48r/5q47s089c/x920g855d/fpex0819.pdf https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Arkansas/Publications/Economic_and_Demographic_Releases/prodcost19.pdf https://www.hpj.com/ag_news/farm-production-expenditures-reach-billion-in/article_f4452a58-b796-11e9-b7d7-37bac9e71b21.html Read more...

USDA Releases Peanut Price Report

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, August 2nd, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) released a new Peanut Price Report. The report provides an overview of peanut market conditions for carious peanuts grown in the U.S. More below: https://downloads.usda.library.cornell.edu/usda-esmis/files/5t34sj58c/jm215167k/1z40m5200/pnpr3119.pdf Read more...

Trump Vows to Carry Forward Ag Trade Aid if China Issues Not Resolved

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, August 6th, President Trump declared his intent to continue into 2020 trade mitigation assistance for U.S. farmers if the ongoing trade dispute with China is not resolved. The trade tensions have increased in recent days despite ongoing negotiations between leaders of the two nations. More below: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/06/trump-promises-more-aid-for-farmers-in-2020-as-china-trade-war-drags-on.html Read more...

August 5 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, August 5th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. According to the report, cotton and peanuts continue to lead the way as far as crop conditions go with a significant majority of crop acres in good to excellent condition. […] Read more...

U.S. Labels China as Currency Manipulator

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Amid the rising tensions between the U.S. and China, on Monday, August 5th, the Trump administration officially designated China as a currency manipulator. The declaration came after China’s central bank allowed the yuan to fall as much as 1.9% to a record low against the U.S. dollar. The designation, which was made by the Department […] Read more...
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