Action Alerts

Bayer Hit With Another Major Tort Award for Roundup

Monday, May 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Despite recent and repeated declarations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stating that glyphosate is not likely a carcinogen and safe to use in accordance with the label, another trial in California led to a major jury award for plaintiffs. This time for $2 billion to a husband and wife who claimed they got […] Read more...

May 13 Crop Progress Report

Monday, May 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, May 13th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The latest report continues to show Arkansas as being well behind its 5 year average for the planting of all commodities, which is primarily due to excess soil moisture and […] Read more...

Trump Promises $15 Billion for Trade Aid to Farmers

Monday, May 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, President Trump announced that he intended to provide U.S. farmers with $15 billion in new trade aid to offset the impacts of the ongoing and escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Details of the aid plan have not been published, but U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue indicated a proposed […] Read more...

Economic Challenges for Agriculture Pile Up

Monday, May 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A U.S. House of Representatives’ Agriculture Committee hearing on May 9th focused on the topic of the economic challenges facing U.S. agriculture. It was known at the time that the challenges were significant, but they’ve grown worse by the day as the ongoing trade dispute with China has further depressed prices for most major commodities […] Read more...

May 10 Crop Production Estimates

Monday, May 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, May 10th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Production Report for Arkansas. The report highlighted wheat production, hay production and cotton production. More below:h Read more...
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