Action Alerts

July 8 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Thursday, July 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, July 8th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report indicates that cotton and peanuts continue to lead in regards to crop condition at most acreage in good to excellent condition while other commodities are mostly in good […] Read more...

USDA Says MFP Payments Could Apply to Cover Crops on Prevent Plant Acres

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, July 1st, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) made it known that cover crops planted on prevent plant acres would likely be eligible for a minimal Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payment. Full details and amounts were not disclosed. Cover crops planted are also eligible for early harvest beginning September 1, which is two […] Read more...

National Ag Law Center to Host Webinar on Hunting Leases

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Ag Law Center, based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, will host a free webinar on July 17th, focused on the leasing of property to individuals interested in recreational uses on private land. Such lease arrangements have proven to be an attractive option at generating additional revenue for landowners across the country. However, there are many […] Read more...

Baxter Land Co.’s Wargo Featured in Farm Press

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Andrew Wargo III, the farm manager for the last 50 years for Baxter Land Company in Dermott, Arkansas, was recently featured in Farm Press. Wargo, who is well known throughout the state for his knowledge, experience, and leadership in agriculture and conservation issues important to Arkansas. More below: https://www.farmprogress.com/cotton/andrew-wargo-flying-serving-farming Read more...

Arkansas Ends Fiscal Year with Big Surplus

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The State of Arkansas ended its 2018-2019 fiscal year on June 30th with a $295 million budget surplus. The Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) on Tuesday said the state’s net available revenue collection for the fiscal year totaled $5.9 billion, which was $426.5 million higher than the previous year and $231.2 million above forecast. […] Read more...
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