Action Alerts

Long Time Farm Press Journalist Forrest Laws Announces Retirement

Friday, September 29th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In what may be Forrest Laws last column in Farm Press, he reminisces on his start at Farm Press and his 37 year experience with the company.  Forrest has been a friendly voice for the agriculture industry and a long-time friend of the industry.  His presence will be missed by the Ag Council as he […] Read more...

UofA to Host Ag Policy and Market Webinar on October 5

Friday, September 29th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture will host a webinar on October 5th at 3:00pm to discuss ag policy and market outlook for U.S. agriculture. The meeting will be led by Dr. Bobby Coats and will feature Pat Westoff from the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri. […] Read more...

Farm Policy Group Bashes Heritage Foundation for False Claims on Farm Bill

Thursday, September 28th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A pro-agriculture group, Farm Policy Facts, recently released a detailed rebuttal to the Heritage Foundation, which continues to be critical of federal programs supporting American farmers, including the Farm Bill.  The latest rebuttal comes in the form of a study that debunks popular claims from Heritage Foundation and its ongoing narrative dubbing federal programs as […] Read more...

Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame Seeks Nominees

Thursday, September 28th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame announced that it is seeking nominees from the public for the upcoming class to be inducted at its annual luncheon in Little Rock on March 2, 2018. The deadline to submit nominees is November 1.  There’ve been 158 Arkansans inducted since the first class in 1987. The Agriculture Hall […] Read more...

Syngenta Seeks to Settle Viptera Case

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, September 26, Syngenta announced that it had arranged to reach a settlement with farmers in claims related to the corn seed containing Viptera genetics.  The seed was introduced to U.S. farmers in 2011 prior to receiving approval for import from China, which began rejecting U.S. corn shipments containing the genetic trait in September […] Read more...
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