Action Alerts

Mississippi Soybean Board Releases Irrigation Guidebook

Thursday, December 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Mississippi Soybean Research and Promotion Board in partnership with Mississippi State University have published a new Irrigation Guidebook for farmers. The guidebook offers soybean farmers guidance on irrigation practices and technologies to improve irrigation efficiencies. More below: https://irrigation.mssoy.org/content/uploads/Irrigation-Guide-2018.pdf Read more...

Cotton Council Seeks Applicants for 2019 Policy Education Program

Thursday, December 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) is seeking nominees for the 2019 Cotton Policy Education Program (PEP), which is made available through the Cotton Foundation. The PEP is a program aimed at providing education and leadership in policy for cotton producers from each major Cotton Belt region. The program involves two travel opportunities that include a […] Read more...

Arkansas Legislators Make Committee Assignments

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas General Assembly continues to prepare for the upcoming legislative session, which will begin January 14th. The Senate and House have met recently to establish leadership and committee posts for the upcoming 92nd General Assembly. More below: https://amppob.com/arkansas-senate-committee-assignments/ https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/dec/01/arkansas-senate-gets-organized-for-sess/ Read more...

December 3 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, December 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistic Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. According to the report farmers have finished harvesting rice and corn, but are still completing harvest on cotton (99% harvested), peanuts (76% harvested) and soybeans (94% harvested). Winter wheat is 93 percent planted. More […] Read more...

Farm Bill Heads to Finish Line

Monday, December 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The 2018 farm bill continues to inch closer to the finish line. Conference principals have reached an agreement on language, which is now being scored by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to determine budget impact. Legislative activity slowed during the first week of December to accommodate the services related to President George H.W. Bush. Congress […] Read more...
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