Action Alerts

Bunge Announces Plans to Relocate Corporate HQ to St. Louis

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, August 13th, Bunge announced that it would move its global headquarters from White Plains, New York, to its offices in St. Louis, Missouri. The relocation is expected to be completed in 2020. The New York office employees 180 and their St. Louis office has roughly 525 employees. The company has more than 30,000 […] Read more...

USTR Makes Announcement Related to Chinese Tariffs

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, August 13th, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the U.S. would pull back on President Trump’s recently announced plans to implement new tariffs on Chinese exports to the U.S. The announcement stated that the U.S. would make some exceptions to the tariffs and allow tariffs for some products to receive a […] Read more...

Trump Administration Changes Procedures for Endangered Species Act

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, August 12th, the Trump administration, through the Department of Interior and Department of Commerce, adjusted procedures related to the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The changes relate to the processes for adding or removing species to the threatened or endangered list as well as designating critical habitat. The changes also include how agencies consult […] Read more...

Ritter Communications Announces New Partnership to Grow Business

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Ritter Communications, a family-owned telecommunications and cloud services company of Jonesboro, Arkansas, announced that it has formed a new strategic partnership with a private equity firm in hopes of growing the company and its services. The new strategic partner is Grain Management, a leading private equity company in the area of global communications. More below: […] Read more...

August 12 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, August 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, August 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report indicated corn at 30 percent mature, cotton 96 percent setting bolls, rice 73 percent headed, and soybeans 83 percent setting pods. A majority of all major crops are […] Read more...
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