Action Alerts

Comprehensive Government Reorganization Bill Filed in General Assembly

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, March 8th, Representative Andy Davis filed HB1763 , which represents the comprehensive legislation to reorganize state government according to the plans of Governor Asa Hutchinson. The bill is over 2,000 pages and provides the necessary legislative language to provide for 15 cabinet level positions and the integration of multiple state government agencies into 15 […] Read more...

In Congressional Hearings, Trump Administration Says China Deal Not Coming in March

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Members of Trump’s leading trade negotiating team came before Congress for hearings to provide updates on negotiations with China. According to the testimony, an agreement will not be reached in March, but the two nations are working on an agreement that would consist of over 100 pages of points of agreement, including Chinese purchases of […] Read more...

Crawford Talks Farm Bill and Trade Issues

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas First District Congressman Rick Crawford recently interviewed with Roby Brock of Talk Business Arkansas about the Congressman’s thoughts on the farm bill and the ongoing trade dispute with China. They also discussed trade with Cuba. The Congressman expressed support for the continuity provided by the farm bill passed in December and he expressed confidence […] Read more...

U.S. Celebrates Ag Day

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The week of March 10th through 17th was celebrated as Agriculture and farmers’ week across the country. In Arkansas, Governor Hutchinson proclaimed this week “Agriculture Week,” and March 12th as “Farmer Day,” to celebrate agriculture’s contributions to Arkansas. President Trump issued a proclamation on March 14th as well. National Ag Day was officially held on […] Read more...

Ag Department Taking Applications for Century Farms

Thursday, March 14th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Arkansas Agriculture Department is currently accepting applications for its next class of Century Farms. The Arkansas Century Farm Program recognizes Arkansas’s rich agricultural heritage and honors families who have owned and farmed the same land for at least 100 years. The Arkansas Century Farm Program is a voluntary program as each family chooses whether […] Read more...
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