Action Alerts

Ag Groups Press for NAFTA Dialogue Towards Modernization

Friday, August 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Several U.S. agricultural groups have pressed upon the Trump administration that the latest negotiations related to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) center upon modernization that will do no harm in disrupting trade agreement components that benefit American agriculture. Representatives from the U.S., Canada and Mexico this month initiated an open dialogue for modernizing […] Read more...

Agrium Names New President for Retail Operations, Including Crop Production Services (CPS)

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, August 22, Agrium Inc. announce that Mike Frank, formerly of Monsanto, would join Agrium beginning September 18th to serve as President of Agrium Retail, which includes Crop Production Services in North America. At Monsanto Mr. Frank held a wide variety of senior positions with the company, including most recently lead senior executive planning […] Read more...

August 21st Crop Progress & Condition Report

Monday, August 21st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 21st, 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 crops are progressing quickly and harvest is underway for many. The corn crop is 99 percent dough stage, 93 percent dent, 75 percent mature, and 11 percent […] Read more...

Governor Makes Appointments to Boards and Commissions

Monday, August 21st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, August 21st, Governor Hutchinson announced several appointments to boards and commissions, including many agricultural related boards. Appointments were made for the rice, wheat, soybean, and the grain and sorghum research and promotion boards, as well as the the catfish promotion board. The full list of agricultural related board appointments are below: Wayne Wiggins […] Read more...

Mary Smith of Plant Board Receives Pioneer Award from Arkansas Seed Dealers Association

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Release below from Arkansas Agriculture Department: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/15/2017 Contact: Adriane Barnes, Adriane.barnes@arkansas.gov, 501-516-6255 See release online: http://www.aad.arkansas.gov/Websites/aad/files/Content/5889602/Mary_Smith_Receives_2017_Pioneer_Award_Release.pdf Mary Smith of the Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) is the recipient of the 2017 Pioneer Award from the Arkansas Seed Dealers Association, a distinguished recognition for an individual with many years of outstanding service to […] Read more...
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