Action Alerts

Budget Uncertainties Continue in Washington

Thursday, April 18th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts With a split Congress and a recently missed deadline to reach a budget agreement, uncertainty on federal funding for the upcoming fiscal year is on the rise. While Congress is certain to ignore the budget proposal offered by President Trump in March, it’s not clear if the two parties and two houses can reach an […] Read more...

Trade Issues Take Center Stage in Nation’s Capital

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The United States is currently juggling an abundance of trade negotiations that carry great weight to the American agriculture industry. These negotiations are vital to the well-being of most farms, and the ability to settle the agreements in a timely fashion is of equal importance to finishing them in a positive fashion. Included in the […] Read more...

Farm Bureau to Hold Farm Policy Summit in Little Rock April 23-24

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Farm Bureau will hold a 2019 Farm Policy Summit in Little Rock on April 23-24 at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel. The gathering will feature a variety of speakers, including several members of the Arkansas Congressional delegation and representatives of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), the U.S. Army Corps […] Read more...

Arkansas Dicamba Use Rules Set for 2019

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The rules and regulations for dicamba use in Arkansas are officially set for the 2019 crop year. The State Plant Board and the Arkansas General Assembly have completed it’s process for establishing rules and regulations for the 2019 crop year, and the new rules will come with strict limitations on use, limitations on approved tank […] Read more...

USDA Marketing Assistance Loan Rates Announced

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On April 10th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced Marketing Assistance Loan Rates for commodities. Marketing assistance loans provide interim financing to producers so that commodities can be stored after harvest when market prices are typically low, to be sold later when price conditions are more favorable. More below: https://www.fsa.usda.gov/news-room/news-releases/2019/usda-announces-2019-loan-rates-for-wheat-feed-grains-oilseeds-rice-and-pulse-crops […] Read more...
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