Action Alerts

Plant Board Sets Proposed Rules for Dicamba in 2018

Friday, September 22nd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, September 21, the Arkansas State Plant Board held a quarterly meeting where they considered many items including new regulations related to dicamba herbicide for the 2018 crop year.  The board unanimously approved proposed regulations that would prohibit the use of dicamba herbicides in crops from April 16th through October 31st.  The proposed rules […] Read more...

Ag Funder Mid-Year Report

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Ag Funder, an online investment platform for AgriFood technologies released its mid-year investing report for 2017 on September 20.  Their report offers insight into ag tech start ups and the investment dollars flowing into these new companies. Ag Funder was established in 2013. More below: https://research.agfunder.com/2017/AgFunder-Agrifood-Tech-Investing-Report-Midyear-2017.pdf   Read more...

Cotton Photo Contest by The Cotton Board

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Get your cameras out! The Cotton Board wants to see your best cotton photos. And, one winning photo will be selected and featured in The Cotton Board’s 2018 Industry Calendar. To be eligible to win, contestants must first “like” The Cotton Board Facebook page, then email their high-res jpeg photo to sgorman@cottonboard.org. Up to three entries […] Read more...

Del Monte Foods Sells Northwest Arkansas Vegetable Canning Operation

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Del Monte Foods recently sold its subsidiary Sager Creek Vegetable Company to McCall Farms of South Carolina who already operates a vegetable canning company.  Sager Creek Vegetable Company operated much of their business in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.  They were the remnants of Allen’s Canning Company, which was sold through a bankruptcy in 2014. It’s not clear yet […] Read more...

Applications Submitted for Medical Marijuana in Arkansas

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The deadline for submitting applications for the medical marijuana industry in Arkansas hit on Monday, September 18th.  The applications for cultivation facilities and for dispensaries well exceeded the number of allotments available. The state will now process each application and begin the process for judging which applications will receive licenses. More information below: http://talkbusiness.net/2017/09/flurry-of-medical-marijuana-bids-hit-on-deadline-day-200-out-of-300-proposals-submitted/ http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/118796/high-number-of-applicants-for-arkansas-medical-marijuana?utm_source=enews_091917&utm_medium=email&utm_content=morning-roundup&utm_campaign=newsletter&enews_zone=3874 […] Read more...
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