Action Alerts

Corteva Announces Plans to Stop Making Chlorpyrifos by End of Year

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts Corteva Agriscience recently announced plans to stop manufacturing chlorpyrifos insecticide by the end of the year. Corteva is the largest manufacturer of chlorpyrifos, which it markets under the Lorsban brand. In addition, several other companies market the active ingredient as off-patent products. More below: Read more...

Cotton Incorporated Annual Report Submitted to USDA

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts Cotton Incorporated’s 2019 Year-End Report to the Secretary (USDA) on program activities was recently finalized and submitted to Secretary Sonny Perdue. The report highlights the ongoing efforts of Cotton Incorporated to conduct research to advance the cotton industry and to market cotton for use in the marketplace. More below: http://resource.cottoninc.com/_pdf/bod/CR-USDA-Year-End-2019.pdf Read more...

USDA Issues February 11 WASDE Report

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts On February 11th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued an updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. The report provides U.S. and world supply and demand estimates for major commodities. This particular report did not incorporate estimates for exports that may result from the recent U.S.-China “phase 1” trade deal, which is supposed […] Read more...

Trump Budget Proposal Calls for Farm Program Cuts

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, February 10th, the Trump Administration submitted to Congress its 2021 fiscal year budget proposal. The proposal called for reforms to crop insurance, commodity programs and conservation programs in an effort to provide significant budget savings. The proposal kickstarts the process in Congress for providing funding for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins October […] Read more...

UofA to Host Irrigation Education Seminars for Surge Valves and Soil Moisture Sensors

Friday, February 7th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture is hosting irrigation education seminars in the coming weeks throughout East Arkansas. The five sessions will begin February 11th and conclude March 6th. More below: https://twitter.com/SimpsonAgronomy/status/1225610184778829827/photo/1 Read more...
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