Action Alerts

USDA’s June Planted Acres Report

Monday, July 1st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, June 28th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a Planted Acres report that estimated a decline of acreage to soybeans of 10 percent from 2018 and an increase of acreage to corn by 3 percent from 2018. The report also indicated a modest decline in rice and […] Read more...

Dr. Tim Burcham to Lead New Rice Research Station

Monday, July 1st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Dr. Tim Burcham will take on new responsibilities with the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture beginning August 1 when he will transition from Dean of the Agriculture College at Arkansas State University to head the University’s new Northeast Rice Research and Extension Center, which is under construction and development in Poinsett County near […] Read more...

Governor Announces Levee Initiative

Friday, June 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, June 27th, Governor Hutchinson announced that he was implementing a new initiative to review levee conditions, make investments in levees damaged by recent floods, and to develop recommendations to ensure that levees are appropriately funded and maintained by local authorities. The Governor announced that he was committing $10 million of rainy day funds […] Read more...

Governor Makes Appointment to Game and Fish Commission

Friday, June 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Wednesday, June 26th, Governor Hutchinson announced the appointment of Anne Marie Doramus to be a new commissioner on the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Doramus, who is 27, is the first female appointed to a full seven year term on the Commission. Doramus lives in Little Rock and is an avid hunter and outdoors […] Read more...

University of Arkansas Offers Crop Updates on Arkansas Crops Blog

Monday, June 24th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service continues to offer growers the latest information and advice for farmers during the growing season through their Arkansas-Crops blog. The blog offers market insight, updates on verification studies, and agronomic recommendations for a variety of growing conditions and circumstances. More below: http://www.arkansas-crops.com Read more...
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