Action Alerts

August 10 USDA WASDE

Friday, August 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. The report did not offer much bullish information for most crops. More below: 2018 crop production estimates from ⁦@usda_nass⁩ pic.twitter.com/aTTS4FKP5G — AgCouncilofAr (@AgCouncilofAr) August 10, 2018 https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/latest.pdf https://www.agweb.com/article/wasde-larger-supply-of-corn-projected-soybean-stocks-reduced/ https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/11336-usda-cites-bigger-yields-in-raising-corn-soy-crop-estimates http://www6.intlfcstone.com/arlan-suderman-webinar/?utm_source=PardotCampaign&utm_campaign=Webinar&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Arlan-Suderman-Webinar https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/11336-usda-cites-bigger-yields-in-raising-corn-soy-crop-estimates WASDE Cotton: Increased Production, […] Read more...

Arkansas Ag Dept Releases Tool Kit for Smoke Management Program

Monday, August 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, the Arkansas Agriculture Department issued an information toolkit for farmers regarding the new Voluntary Smoke Management Guideline for row crop farmers looking to best manage their efforts to manage crop residue post harvest. A new hotline has been created for farmers to call in advance of burning to ensure optimal conditions and mitigate […] Read more...

August 6 Crop Progress & Condition Report

Monday, August 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, August 6, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn is 95 percent dough, 86 percent dent and 37 percent mature, cotton is 100 percent setting […] Read more...

Rice Research and Promotion Board Open New Advanced Greenhouse

Friday, August 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, August 2nd, the Arkansas Rice Research and Promotion Board celebrated the completion of a new advanced greenhouse at the University of Arkansas Rice Research and Extension Center in Stuttgart. The project cost $1.88 million and is designed to assist in plant breeding efforts and assist research that requires temperature regulation and other controlled […] Read more...

UofA Webinar Focused on Trade, Farm Bill, and Trade Assistance

Friday, August 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, August 2, the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture hosted a webinar that featured University of Missouri economist Pat Westhoff who provided an overview of the impact of the ongoing trade disputes on commodity markets, a summary of the farm safety net provisions in the farm bill under consideration in Congress, and […] Read more...
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