Action Alerts

Deere & Co. Deliver Increased Earnings

Friday, February 21st, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts Farm machinery giant Deere & Co. delivered an unexpected increase in first quarter earnings while projecting a positive financial outlook for the remainder of 2020. The announcement was seen as another sign of some stabilization of the farm sector with government support programs and the apparent successful conclusion of trade disputes with key trading partners. […] Read more...

Ag Council Board Member Shares Concerns for Input Cost Crunch

Friday, February 21st, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts Ag Council of Arkansas Board of Director Member, Jeff Rutledge of Newport, was part of a group of U.S. farmers featured in a Farm Journal AgWeb article examining top grower concerns in 2020. The featured farmers all spoke of the challenge of high input costs in a down economy and how these prices were slowing […] Read more...

Trump Tweet Indicates MFP 3.0 On Way

Friday, February 21st, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, February 21st, President Trump issued a tweet in all caps expressing a willingness and desire to issue additional support to farmers harmed by export market disruption resulting in trade policy activity by the U.S. and foreign counterparts. He stated that if farmers need additional assistance before the full implementation of USMCA and the […] Read more...

Agriculture Groups Partner to Advance Farmers for a Sustainable Future

Friday, February 21st, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts On Wednesday, February 19th, a coalition of 21 national agriculture groups jointly announced a shared mission and collective group towards advancing shared sustainability initiatives. The group, named Farmers for a Sustainable Future, is comprised of most major national commodity organizations, which each have sustainability initiatives among their grower members. Farmers for a Sustainable Future  More […] Read more...

USDA NASS Soybean & Corn Estimates for Arkansas

Friday, February 21st, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts On February 20th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released new reports estimating soybean and corn production in Arkansas. The reports estimate acres planted and yield for each county. More below: https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Arkansas/Publications/County_Estimates/2019/19_AR_corn.pdf https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Arkansas/Publications/County_Estimates/2019/19_AR_soybean_all.pdf Read more...
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