Action Alerts

Bayer Takes Over Monsanto

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, August 16, Bayer officially met all requirements to begin its takeover and integration of Monsanto into Bayer. The final step was the completion of the sale of much of Bayer’s seed technology portfolio, which was primarily purchased by BASF. In the coming weeks, Bayer will work to integrate personnel, products and services into […] Read more...

Ag Council Annual Board of Directors Meeting Set for December 13-14

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Ag Council of Arkansas will hold its Annual Board of Directors Meeting December 13-14 (Thursday/Friday) in Little Rock at the Capital Hotel.  The two day event will include business meetings of Ag Council board members from 2:00pm until 4:00pm and a meeting of the Ag Comp Self Insurer Fund Board of Directors from 4:00pm […] Read more...

Ag Council Summer Meeting Held in Wilson

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 14, the Ag Council of Arkansas held its Summer Board of Directors Meeting in Wilson, Arkansas. The meeting provided attendees with updates on policy matters, new information on business opportunities, and the ability to network and visit with agricultural leaders across the state. In addition, board members held an executive session where they […] Read more...

Wheat Genome Fully Mapped

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In a major breakthrough in science and crop genetics, scientists with Kansas State University and the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium announced that they’d fully cracked the complete genome of bread wheat. The discovery took 13 years of work among over 200 scientists, 73 research institutions from 20 nations at a cost of more than […] Read more...

EPA Decision on Dicamba Looms

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to soon make a decision on its provisional label for dicamba herbicides available for in crop use on dicamba tolerant crops. Three formulations (Engenia, Extendimax, and Fexapan) were granted provisional labels for two years, and the labels were amended after the first year due to concerns related to […] Read more...
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