Action Alerts

Senator Cotton Joins President Trump with Immigration Plan

Monday, August 14th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton recently joined President Trump at the White House to unveil a plan that would dramatically alter immigration policy for the United States. While the plan would not impact H-2A migrant labor, it did propose significant reductions to other legal immigration programs. The proposed changes to legal immigration would place much tighter […] Read more...

Arkansas Rice Update

Monday, August 14th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Rice Specialist Jarrod Hardke released a new Rice Update Report on Friday, August 11th. The in-season report identifies the current status of the 2017 crop and offers advice on common challenges facing rice growers. More below: http://www.arkansas-crops.com/2017/08/11/arkansas-rice-update-11-17/ Read more...

Trump Takes Aim at China for Intellectual Property Theft

Monday, August 14th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, President Trump returned to Washington, D.C., to make a public statement regarding a new order from the president instructing the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to investigate intellectual property theft from China. President Trump has previously criticized China on a variety of fronts related to trade practices, currency policies, and instability on the Korean […] Read more...

NAFTA Renegotiations Begin in Washington

Monday, August 14th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Trade representatives from the United States, Mexico, and Canada began meetings this week to initiate the process for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). NAFTA is now a 23 year old trade agreement, and the United States has made it clear that the agreement needs updating to reflect modern economies and impacts from […] Read more...

A Guide to Federal Tax Benefits for Agriculture

Monday, August 14th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Farmers rightfully receive beneficial treatment under both state and federal tax laws, but sometimes they don’t take full advantage of these benefits. A recent article by AgFax submitted by an agriculture law specialist outlined some of the federal tax benefits that farmers should utilize, particularly deductions of qualified expenses. We urge you to read the […] Read more...
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