Action Alerts

Soil Health & Water Management Conference Set for December 12-13 in North Little Rock

Friday, December 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Soil Health Alliance would like to invite you to join them at the Wyndham Hotel in North Little Rock on December 12 & 13, 2017 for their 5th Annual Southern Agriculture Soil Health and Water Management Training Conference.  As you will see from the agenda it will include a tour of the Bevis […] Read more...

Senate Takes Bite at Tax Reform

Friday, December 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Senate is currently considering its own version of tax reform.  The Senate version has several similarities with the tax reform bill already passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, but it contains some specific differences. The Senate received enough votes to bring the legislation to the Senate floor for full debate, opening the […] Read more...

Walmart Joins Cotton Leads Program

Friday, December 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Walmart has joined the Cotton LEADS program supporting responsible production practices by cotton growers. The affiliation is an acknowledgement of the sustainable production practices of U.S. cotton farmers and a show of commitment to the high quality cotton produced each year in the United States. Walmart is often seen as a trend setter in retail, […] Read more...

Cotton Council Seeks Participants for Policy Leadership Program

Friday, December 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council is seeking individuals interested in participating in its annual Policy Education Program (PEP) for the 2018 class.  The leadership program is available to cotton producers across the U.S. cotton belt who are interested in gaining a greater understanding for the wide array of policy issues touching the cotton industry. The program […] Read more...

EPA Announces Renewable Fuels Standard Plans for 2018

Thursday, November 30th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 30th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its rules to establish required renewable fuel volumes under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) program for 2018 and the biodiesel for 2019.  The rule was met with criticism from both renewable fuel advocates and petroleum industry advocates, but in large part, it held a commitment […] Read more...
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