Action Alerts

EPA Deadline to Comment on Glyphosate is September 3

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting public comments on its April 30 2019 announced Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision for glyphosate through September 3, 2019.  Any person or organization can submit a comment on this webpage for the EPA’s consideration.  The EPA will then review the comments before issuing its Final Registration Review Decision for glyphosate. The […] Read more...

Trump Changes Trade Tune at G7 Meeting

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, at the G7 meetings in Paris, France, President Trump offered a positive spin on the ongoing trade war with China stating that he remained optimistic that China would return to the table and work towards making a deal with the United States. The president cited weekend phone calls and public statements from China […] Read more...

August 26th USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, August 26th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. According to the report, corn and rice harvest is just getting underway, and cotton and peanuts continue to lead in the area of condition with a large majority of the […] Read more...

President Issues Retaliatory Tweets in Response to China

Sunday, August 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information President Trump on Friday, August 23rd, issued a series of tweets threatening to further increase tariffs on Chinese exports and proposing an order to U.S. companies to stop doing business in and with China. He cited a provision in the U.S. Code that grants him the authority to issue an order to cease commerce transactions […] Read more...

U.S. and Japan Reach Agreement on Ag Trade

Sunday, August 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, August 23rd, the United States and Japan negotiators reportedly reached a bilateral “agreement in principle” for a new trade deal that includes agriculture. The deal was announced in France during the G-7 summit, and a formal signing ceremony between President Donald Trump and Japanese President Shinzo Abe is expected in September. Details of […] Read more...
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