Action Alerts

Arkansas Rice Federation Launches “Rice Reps” Scholarship

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information For Immediate Release: March 20, 2019Contact: W. Cade Bethea, 870.456.0285,  cade@campbellward.comArkansas Rice Accepting Applications for New Scholarship ProgramLITTLE ROCK, AR – High school juniors are eligible to apply for a new scholarship opportunity and win up to $7,000 towards higher education. Arkansas Rice’s “Rice Reps” is a five month program to help educate students about the rice industry […] Read more...

March 11 USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, March 11, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a Crop Progress and Condition Report. It was the first of the 2019 crop year. More below: Read more...

Comprehensive Government Reorganization Bill Filed in General Assembly

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, March 8th, Representative Andy Davis filed HB1763 , which represents the comprehensive legislation to reorganize state government according to the plans of Governor Asa Hutchinson. The bill is over 2,000 pages and provides the necessary legislative language to provide for 15 cabinet level positions and the integration of multiple state government agencies into 15 […] Read more...

In Congressional Hearings, Trump Administration Says China Deal Not Coming in March

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Members of Trump’s leading trade negotiating team came before Congress for hearings to provide updates on negotiations with China. According to the testimony, an agreement will not be reached in March, but the two nations are working on an agreement that would consist of over 100 pages of points of agreement, including Chinese purchases of […] Read more...

Crawford Talks Farm Bill and Trade Issues

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas First District Congressman Rick Crawford recently interviewed with Roby Brock of Talk Business Arkansas about the Congressman’s thoughts on the farm bill and the ongoing trade dispute with China. They also discussed trade with Cuba. The Congressman expressed support for the continuity provided by the farm bill passed in December and he expressed confidence […] Read more...
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