Action Alerts

Larry McClendon Featured in Latest Cotton Board Video

Monday, October 2nd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Former Ag Council President, Larry McClendon of Marianna, was featured in a new “renew your faith in cotton” video from the Cotton Board. The video highlights his commitment to growing and ginning cotton. It’s a brief video in a series of videos describing the people behind the production of cotton in the United States. Video […] Read more...

September Cotton Market Report

Monday, October 2nd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Cotton Incorporated’s September Cotton Market Report is now available.  The report offers insight into the cotton market and offers analysis on supply and demand factors as well as estimates on trade of cotton. The latest report suggests increases in cotton production and stocks, and therefore further downward pressure on prices. More below: http://www.cottoninc.com/corporate/Market-Data/MonthlyEconomicLetter/ More from NCC […] Read more...

USDA Commodity Credit Corporation Announces Interest Rates for Loans

Monday, October 2nd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, October 2, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation announced interest rates for various loan programs.  The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for October is 1.250 percent, unchanged from 1.250 percent in September.  The interest rate for crop year commodity loans less than one year disbursed during October is 2.250 […] Read more...

Quarterly Grain Stocks Report Released by USDA

Monday, October 2nd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, September 29th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released its quarterly grain stocks report.  The report indicated corn stocks to be up 32 percent from 2016, soybean stocks to be up 53 percent from 2016 and wheat stocks down 11 percent from 2016.  While the numbers for corn […] Read more...

Committee for the Advancement of Cotton Looks for PAC Contributions

Friday, September 29th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Ag Council of Arkansas is a certified producer interest organization of the National Cotton Council (NCC), which operates a Political Action Committee (PAC) known as the Committee for the Advancement of Cotton (CAC).  The CAC contributes campaign contributions to federal candidates seeking election to public office.  The CAC solicits contributions from members of the […] Read more...
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