Action Alerts

USDA Releases Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) County Coverage (CO) Payment Estimates

Thursday, October 12th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 4th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) released their 2016 county yields and national marketing year average prices for covered commodities for calculating Agricultural Risk Coverage – County Coverage (ARC-CO) payments.  ARC-CO is a county revenue program that makes payments when actual county revenue is below a guarantee set […] Read more...

UofA to Host Webinar on Rice Market

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture is hosting a new webinar to examine the rice market on October 26th.  The webinar will feature Nathan Childs, agricultural economist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS). The webinar will be held at 3:00 p.m. on October 26th. Details and registration link […] Read more...

UofA Farm Policy Webinar Video Available for Review

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A recent webinar held on October 5th, by the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture on farm related public policy and ag markets, is now available to view online. The webinar features Pat Westoff who is director of the Farm and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri. Westoff is a […] Read more...

Arkansas Monarch and Pollinator Conservation Plan

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Monarch Conservation Partnership Steering Committee, a multi-stakeholder partnership of conservation organizations and government entities, released on October 5th, the first draft of the Arkansas Monarch and Pollinator Conservation Plan. This plan represents a multi-level approach for the state of Arkansas that provides opportunities for individuals, organizations, and government to come together in support […] Read more...

October 10th Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 10th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report shows that harvest is complete or almost complete for many Arkansas farmers. The corn crop is 99 percent harvested, rice is 94 percent harvested, soybeans are 62 percent harvested, […] Read more...
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