Action Alerts

USDA Rice and Grains Stocks Report

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On June 30th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new report estimating available stocks of rice and other grains in Arkansas.  According to the report, Arkansas rough rice stocks in all positions on June 1, 2017, totaled 38.5 million hundredweight (cwt), up 6 percent compared to June 1, 2016. […] Read more...

Planted Acreage Estimates for Arkansas

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new report on June 30th outlining planting acreage estimates for Arkansas.  According to the report, Arkansas increased acreage for cotton and soybeans while cutting planted acres of corn and rice.  The most significant move was a 24 percent reduction in rice acres. […] Read more...

Legislature Gets Into Weeds on Proposed Emergency Rule on Dicamba

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas General Assembly’s Legislative Council is currently reviewing a proposed emergency rule from the Arkansas State Plant Board to stop the sale and use of dicamba herbicide in Arkansas, and at a hearing Wednesday, July 5th, the Legislative Council approved a motion to require additional review and input from the House and Senate Agriculture […] Read more...

Cotton State Support Meeting July 19th in Marianna

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Cotton State Support Committee will meet Wednesday, July 19th, at the Lon Mann Cotton Research Station in Marianna, AR.  The meeting will begin at 9am and will offer cotton producers to review and develop key research efforts funded through check-off dollars.  The meeting is open to cotton growers, but RSVPs are required. 2017 […] Read more...

Plant Board to Vote on Emergency Rule on Dicamba

Friday, June 16th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, June 16, the Arkansas State Plant Board Pesticide Committee approved a motion to recommend to the full Board an emergency rule to stop sale and use of dicamba products. The full Board will meet Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 to consider the emergency rule. The action was in result of widespread complaints across Arkansas […] Read more...
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