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USDA NRCS Arkansas Newsletter

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) released a new quarterly newsletter highlighting conservation initiatives in Arkansas. The newsletter focused on initiatives including water quality, soil health and irrigation water management among other priorities across the state. More below: FY18 4th Quarter NRCS AR Newsletter Read more...

Trump Signs New Miscellaneous Tariff Bill to Reduce Tariffs on Certain Imports

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, September 13, President Donald Trump signed into law the Miscellaneous Tariff Act of 2018. The bill, which was approved by both the House and Senate reduces tariff rates on specific imports. Many of the imported items listed in the bill include agricultural chemistries, other industrial and manufacturing inputs, as well as consumer goods. […] Read more...

Trump Officially Announces New Round of Tariffs on Chinese Imports

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, September 17th, after markets closed, President Trump released his plans for the next round of tariffs on Chinese imports to the U.S. According to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the additional tariffs on an estimated value of $200 billion worth of imports will be effective starting September 24, 2018, and initially […] Read more...

September 17 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, September 17, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn is 100 percent mature and 66 percent harvested; cotton is 89 percent open bolls and 1 […] Read more...

Senate Ag Committee Chairman Talks Farm Bill

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) recently provided a candid interview with Agri-Pulse in which he provide insight into the latest developments with the 2018 farm bill. The interview outlined some of the challenges yet to be fully worked about in conference and the potential timelines for completion of the farm bill. Current law […] Read more...
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