Action Alerts

Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame Seeks Nominees

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame announced that it was receiving nominations for the 2020 class through November 1, 2019. The next class, which will be the 33rd class, will be inducted at a luncheon March 6, 2020, in Little Rock. Nominations can be made online here: https://arkansasaghalloffame.org/pages/member-nomination-form/ The Ag Council of Arkansas maintains a […] Read more...

U.S. and China Continue Trade Talks

Monday, September 23rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts A Chinese delegation traveled to the U.S. in mid-September to continue direct trade talks, but details of progress remains unknown as both nations prepare for a meeting of principals in early October. The Chinese delegation cancelled plans to visit U.S. agriculture industry representatives without a full explanation to rationale in cancelling the trip. However, representatives […] Read more...

September 23 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, September 23rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, September 23rd, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released updated Crop Progress and Condition Report information for Arkansas and the United States. The report for Arkansas indicated all major crops to be largely in fair to excellent condition with peanuts and cotton in the best condition. Harvest is […] Read more...

DOL Removes Print Ad Requirement for H-2A Jobs

Friday, September 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced on Friday, September 20th, that there would be a welcome change to required advertising for H-2A related jobs effective October 21. The DOL will no longer require employers to advertise jobs in newspapers, and instead will offer a website for posting seasonal jobs for prospective local employees. The […] Read more...

Appropriations Measure Moving Through Congress

Friday, September 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts A continuing resolution (CR) (H.R. 4378) to keep the federal government in operation through November 21 was approved by the U.S. House with a vote of 301-123, and it’s expected to be approved by the Senate and signed by President Trump prior to the end of the fiscal year October 1. The CR will provide […] Read more...
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