Action Alerts

House Agriculture Committee Expected to Markup Farm Bill Next Week

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The House Agriculture Committee is expected to kick-off the process for reauthorizing the farm bill next week. The House Agriculture Committee is expected to officially release a draft bill this week and bring it to the Committee for consideration next week where they will hold a markup to consider additional amendments. The measure is expected […] Read more...

Perdue Testifies Before Senate Appropriations Committee

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Perdue testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee on April 11th and took many tough questions from Senators on ongoing trade issues, particularly related to China, and other issues including potential plans to claw back funding authorized and appropriated for the 2018 fiscal year due to ongoing budget constraints. The […] Read more...

Trump Issues Executive Order on Economic Mobility

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On April 10, President Trump issued an executive order seeking to overhaul public assistance programs and strengthen work requirements in order to qualify. The order gives various cabinet secretaries 90 days to review the programs their agencies offer and recommend possible regulatory and policy changes. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, whose agency oversees several food and […] Read more...

April 10 Cotton Council Economic Review

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On April 10th, the National Cotton Council (NCC) released its latest Economic Review document, which outlines a variety of economic factors impacting the cotton industry. More below: http://files.constantcontact.com/400f333d501/adb076a4-3846-41f5-8167-a56a4e45bea7.pdf Read more...

University of Arkansas Crop Update April 10

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, April 10, the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service released a new crop update document for Arkansas producers. The report offers information and advice relative to issues facing producers at this stage of the growing season. The latest issue in includes impacts of the wet and cool spring as […] Read more...
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