Action Alerts

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission Sets Draft Rules

Friday, February 24th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission has completed a final draft of proposed rules. The rules as proposed are open for a formal 30-day public comment period beginning Monday. More below: http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/post/115730/here-are-the-draft-rules-for-medical-marijuana-dispensaries-cultivators?utm_source=enews_022417&utm_medium=email&utm_content=daily-report&utm_campaign=newsletter&enews_zone=2020 http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/public/AMMC-Final-Draft-Rules.pdf Read more...

Senate Holds First Farm Bill Hearing

Friday, February 24th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry held its first hearing in preparation for the next farm bill. The hearing was held in Manhattan, KS, home to Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS). The hearing included the following witnesses: Panel I Rep. Marshall (R-KS), the Kansas Secretary of Agriculture, and the president of Kansas State […] Read more...

UofA Extension Service Sprayer Clinics on Horizon

Monday, February 20th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service is hosting a handful of clinics for growers and applicators throughout the state over the next few weeks. With new herbicide products on the market and new education requirements for applicators, these sessions will provide important information. The clinics will begin at 9:00am and […] Read more...

Cotton Monthly Economic Report February

Friday, February 17th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Cotton Incorporated has made available its latest monthly cotton market report. The report highlights supply and demand issues related to cotton and other factors impacting cotton prices and the cotton market generally. In addition to the monthly market report, a link is provided below to the 2017 Market Outlook Report that was presented at the […] Read more...

Governor Signs Seed Standardization Bill into Law

Friday, February 17th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On February 10th, Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law HB1206, the Uniform Seed Standardization Act, which now serves as Act 156 of the 91st General Assembly. The measure, led by Representative David Hillman and supported by other leaders and members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees, would clarify that regulations pertaining to seeds are […] Read more...
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