Action Alerts

Arkansas Soybean Promotion Tour Announces Kitchen|Fields Table Tour for 2018

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Soybean Research and Promotion Board announced on January 5th its plans for the 2018 Kitchen|Fields Table Tour, which is a promotion effort. The Table Tour is a partnership with Arkansas restaurants that agree to incorporate soybeans and soybean fed protein into dining dishes in an effort to educate consumers to the value and […] Read more...

Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting February 19th

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Rice Federation announced that it would hold its annual meeting and trade show Monday, February 19th, in Jonesboro at the Arkansas State University (ASU) Convocation Center. The meeting will feature Governor Asa Hutchinson as its guest speaker. The meeting will also include discussions on voluntary smoke management guidelines being developed by industry to […] Read more...

Trump to Address American Farm Bureau

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information President Trump, along with Secretary Sonny Perdue, is scheduled to address American Farm Bureau Federation early next week at its annual convention in Nashville, TN. He’s expected to discuss his initiatives related to regulatory reform, tax policy, trade policy, and farm programs among other issues. He will address the group on Monday. More below: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-05/farmers-gave-trump-their-votes-now-they-re-looking-for-a-return […] Read more...

Fish and Wildlife Service Reestablishes Permits for Cormorants

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In welcome news to Arkansas’s aquaculture industry, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has reestablished federal permits in Arkansas to allow for the taking of a limited number of double-crested cormorants. The FWS recently resumed issuing such permits to operators and employees of fish farms setting the total kill limit in Arkansas at about […] Read more...

Attorney General Sessions Releases Enforcement Memo on Marijuana

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued on Thursday, January 4th, a Department of Justice memorandum to U.S. Attorneys regarding policies of enforcement for federal laws related to marijuana. The memo encourages U.S. Attorneys to implement strict enforcement of violations of federal laws pertaining to criminal violations of federal laws pertaining to marijuana and rescinded […] Read more...
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