Action Alerts

Delta Plastics to be Lead Sponsor of Governor’s Cup

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A familiar company to Arkansas’s row-crop agriculture industry is soon to be the title sponsor of the Governor’s Cup, an entrepreneurial competition for business students in Arkansas colleges. As title sponsor, Delta Plastics will provide $154,000 in cash prizes for the first-, second- and third-place overall winners in the graduate and undergraduate divisions in 2018. Delta […] Read more...

Arkansas Delegation Meets with Secretary Perry on Clean Line Transmission Project

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The entire Arkansas Congressional Delegation met with U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Monday, September 25, to express concerns over the Clean Line Energy Project.  The project, if completed, would lead to the development of a high voltage, direct current electrical power transmission line that would traverse much of Eastern Arkansas on its […] Read more...

SUSTA to Host Trade Seminar in Biloxi, MS December 5th

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Southern U.S. Trade Association, in partnership with the Mississippi Department of Agriculture & Commerce, is excited to announce our 2017 Annual Foreign Market Briefings Seminar. SUSTA’s consultants from four of the largest export markets for U.S. agriculture – Canada, China, Europe and India – will be in Biloxi, MS to discuss the market conditions, opportunities […] Read more...

September 25 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, September 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 25th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report shows that harvest is well underway for most Arkansas farmers. The corn crop is 92 percent harvested, rice is 78 percent harvested, soybeans are 35 percent harvested, sorghum is […] Read more...

Bayer and Bosch Team Up for New Spray Technology

Monday, September 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Not long after it was announced that John Deere was to purchase Blue River Technologies for their “See and Spray” technology for ground applications, it became known that Bayer Crop Science was working with  technology firm Bosch to develop similar sensor driven technologies for in-crop selective spray systems. More below: http://www.press.bayer.com/baynews/baynews.nsf/id/Bayer-and-Bosch-develop-new-digital-Smart-Spraying-solutions Smart spraying technology study launched […] Read more...
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