Action Alerts

Cotton Council Releases Video on Contamination Prevention

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) has developed a new video series aimed at preventing contamination issues in U.S. cotton. The primary contaminant concern is related to plastics. The purpose of the video is to promote best management practices that can assist in minimizing potential for contamination. More below: https://www.cottongrower.com/cotton-news/ncc-educational-video-to-help-prevent-plastic-contamination/?utm_source=realmagnet&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=cgenews+09112018&utm_content=Andrew.Grobmyer@agcouncil.net Read more...

U.S. Officials Point to Russia as Prime Suspect in Cuba Attacks

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. intelligence agencies investigating mysterious “sonic” attacks on U.S. officials in Cuba and China have reportedly identified Russia as the primary suspect. The finding comes as a result of lengthy investigations that is said to include communication intercepts by U.S. intelligence agencies that provide additional evidence that point to Russia. The attacks against the United […] Read more...

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Introduces Tax Cuts 2.0

Monday, September 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, September 10, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced new legislation in the form of three bills that would provide additional tax cuts to compliment the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act approved last year. The measures were considered and approved by the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday, September […] Read more...

UofA Researches Recognized for Gene Editing Research Efforts

Monday, September 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Researchers from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture have been recognized for ongoing scientific discovery in the field of gene editing in rice. Dr. Vibha Srivastava, a professor of crop, soil and environmental sciences for the Division of Agriculture, is experimenting with gene editing as a tool that may one day assist conventional […] Read more...

Plant Board to Meet in September

Friday, September 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Plant Board will hold committee meetings in September and a full Quarterly Meeting September 20th. The Pesticide Committee will meet Monday, September 10 at 10:00am, to consider enforcement actions and other business. On Thursday, September 20th, the Industrial Hemp Committee will meet at 10:00am to consider its new regulations on hemp. Also […] Read more...
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