Action Alerts

Public Hearing on Arkansas’s Dicamba Use Rule Set for February 20th

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On February 20th, the Arkansas State Plant Board will hold a public hearing on proposed dicamba use regulations for the 2019 crop year. The meeting will begin at 9:00am at the Embassy Suites, 11301 Financial Centre Parkway, Little Rock. Comments may be made in person at the public hearing. Public Comment Period and Public Hearing […] Read more...

USDA to Hold Farm Bill Implementation Listening Session Later this Month

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts USDA to Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Session WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that USDA is hosting a listening session for initial input on the 2018 Farm Bill. USDA is seeking public input on the changes to existing programs implemented by the Farm Service […] Read more...

Governor Announces Innovation Council

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson recently announced the formation of a new Arkansas Innovation Council (AIC) to bring together business leaders throughout the state to support the further development and growth of knowledge based businesses and jobs in Arkansas. The group will assemble and conduct its first meeting February 19th in Little Rock at the Robinson […] Read more...

Walmart Foundation Makes $1 Million Contribution to Rice Stewardship Partnership

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts USA Rice Federation announced a significant addition to the ongoing rice stewardship partnership, a Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) led by primary sponsors of USA Rice and Ducks Unlimited. The primary focus of the partnership is on advancing irrigation water management and improving wildlife habitat. The total amount granted to the partnership is $1 million […] Read more...

Cotton Council Annual Meeting Held in San Antonio

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The National Cotton Council (NCC) held its Annual Meeting in San Antonio February 8-10, which offered the organization the opportunity to update policy, elect new leaders, and conduct other business for the Council. Mike Tate, a cotton producer from Alabama, was elected to serve as the NCC Chairman for 2019. For the producer segment, Texas […] Read more...
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