Action Alerts

Ag Council Board Meeting August 29th in Marianna

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Save The Date! The Ag Council of Arkansas Board of Directors will hold its next Board Meeting Tuesday, August 29th at the Lon Mann Cotton Research Station in Marianna.  This meeting will be a closed session for only Ag Council Board of  Directors. More details to follow. Read more...

2017 Rice Expo August 4th in Stuttgart

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The half-day Arkansas Rice Expo opens at 8 a.m. at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart at 807 US 165, next to Phillips Community College. Admission is free and be sure to stick around for lunch, catered by Yoder Ruritan.  https://uaex.edu/rice-expo/ Field Tours – Buses depart from Grand Prairie Center at 8:15 a.m., 8:45 a.m. and […] Read more...

University of Arkansas Updates on Crop Matters

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service has been busy offering valuable in season crop information for farmers through their Arkansas-Crops blog.  The information is related to verification studies, common challenges facing farmers during the growing season, as well as market analysis and other relevant information.  To read the latest information, […] Read more...

Grow for the Green Soybean Competition Seeks Entrants

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information From the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service: ‘“Grow for the Green,” the perennial competition that challenges the state’s soybean producers to put their growing know-how to the test, is hoping 2017 will be the year for at least one grower to hit 120 bushels per acre. The prize for for clearing that […] Read more...

Trump Promises More Rural Broadband Investment in Infrastructure Plan

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In a recent trip to Iowa President Donald Trump lauded agriculture and rural communities.  He made pledges to open new markets for trade and to include in his $1 trillion infrastructure plan more spending to expanded access to broadband internet service in rural areas.  He made it known that he planned to roll out the details […] Read more...
OUR SPONSORS: