Action Alerts

Trump Administration Moves to Push USMCA

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer visited Capitol Hill last week to make a push among members of Congress for the United States Mexico Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA). The Administration would like to see Congress approve the measure this summer. Mexico was the first of the three nations to approve the agreement. More […] Read more...

Brock Associates Announce Plans to Partner with Indigo Marketplace

Friday, June 14th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, June 13th, well known commodity market analyst and strategist, Richard Brock (owner of Brock Associates and the BrockReport) announced that his company was providing a new service to his customers. The service is in partnership with Indigo Ag’s Marketplace platform to help farmers sell more grain online. https://brockreport.com More below: A message from […] Read more...

Tyson Foods Unveils New Plant Based Protein Brand as Meat Alternative

Friday, June 14th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Thursday, June 13th, Arkansas based Tyson Foods, the largest animal protein company in the world, announced the launch of a new plant based protein brand that will serve as a new line of products that offer consumers meat alternatives. The brand name “Raised and Rooted,” aims to compete in a growing marketplace of plant […] Read more...

Bayer Announces New Initiative on Sustainability

Friday, June 14th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On June 14th, Bayer announced a new ambitious initiative towards sustainability with plans to invest $6 billion towards to crop protection systems for weed control and reduce its ecological footprint by 30 percent by 2030. The announcement comes nearly a year after the company’s purchase of Monsanto. More below: https://media.bayer.com/baynews/baynews.nsf/id/Bayer-raises-the-bar-in-transparency-sustainability-and-engagement https://www.farmprogress.com/crop-protection/bayer-raises-bar-transparency-sustainability-and-engagement https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/12314-bayer-leans-in-to-sustainability-with-new-initiative Read more...

Delta Peanut Promising to Grow Arkansas Peanut Industry

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Several Arkansas row crop farmers have pooled their resources and committed acres to develop and grow a more substantial peanut industry in Arkansas with the launch of a new company (Delta Peanut) that will have 3 buying points throughout the delta and a shelling plant in Jonesboro. This new farmer owned company promises to add […] Read more...
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