Action Alerts

SCOTUS Rules on WOTUS

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, January 22, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) made a unanimous decision related to the litigation process related to the Waters of the United States (WOTUS). The decision could carry significant weight in the direction of the federal government in implementing and developing regulations related to WOTUS. It will also impact […] Read more...

Government Shutdown Over Spending Bill

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday night at midnight the federal government initiated a shutdown due to an inability of Congress to reach an agreement on spending bills for the remainder of the 2018 fiscal year, which began October 1. The federal government had been operating under multiple short-term continuing resolutions since October 1. The disagreements largely hinged on […] Read more...

CoBank Reports on Economic Outlook for 2018`

Friday, January 19th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A new report from CoBank offers analysis and forecast for the farm economy in 2018. The report offered a mixed bag for agriculture that included some positive forces at play, such as general economic expansion, as well as negative forces at play, including a continuation of lower commodity prices. The 29-page report – The Year […] Read more...

ADM Reportedly Makes Offer to Acquire Bunge

Friday, January 19th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) is reportedly in talks with Bunge about a potential plan to combine the two companies. Details of the ADM approach to Bunge have not been revealed, but a combination of the two companies would lead to a significant powerhouse in the grain merchandising and processing industry. According to the Wall Street […] Read more...

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue Visits Arkansas Farmers

Friday, January 19th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, January 19th, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue was in Arkansas to visit with local farmers. He conducted a listening session at the Governors mansion with Governor Asa Hutchinson, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, and Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward. At the meeting he heard from a variety of agricultural industry […] Read more...
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