Action Alerts

Trump State of the Union Heavy on Immigration, Light on Farm Bill

Friday, February 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, January 30th, President Donald Trump offered his first State of the Union address before Congress.  The speech offered a look back over the first year of the president’s term and addressed various policy accomplishments while also offering an insight into the president’s priorities for the year to come. At the forefront of his […] Read more...

Congressional Ag Staffers Hear Ag Community Rebuttal to Heritage Foundation

Friday, February 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information According to Farm Policy Facts, an agriculture policy think tank supportive of farmers and commodity interest organizations, the group held a briefing for congressional staffers on Capitol Hill the last week in January to offer presentations designed to counter and debunk a number of criticisms leveled at farm programs from non-agriculture ‘think tanks’ like Heritage […] Read more...

Boozman Continues Effort to Promote Benefits of NAFTA

Friday, February 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On January 31st, Senator John Boozman joined 35 of his Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump highlighting the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to the United States and outlining how President Trump can improve the agreement. The letter communicated the importance NAFTA for agriculture and the need to […] Read more...

Simmons Agri-Summit Well Attended and Informative

Friday, February 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Simmons Bank, a sponsor of the Ag Council of Arkansas, hosted its 3rd annual Agri-Summit in White Hall on Thursday. The event was well attended and featured three guest speakers who offered insightful information for attendees. Guest speakers included Dr. David Kohl, who addressed economic issues impacting agriculture, Attorney David Bridgforth, who provided an overview […] Read more...

Boozman and Crawford Continue Cuba Effort

Friday, February 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Despite recent pull-backs by the Trump administration in the area of development of trade and commerce between the U.S. and Cuba, Senator Boozman and Congressman Crawford have continued their efforts to break down the barriers and expand trade and commerce in an effort to uplift the U.S. economy and lead Cuba towards capitalism and democracy. […] Read more...
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