Action Alerts

Pay Ranges Set for Governor’s Cabinet Under Transformation Plan

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson received legislative approval for salary ranges of the soon to be officially named cabinet level Secretaries for the 15 individuals who will serve on the cabinet under the transformed state government. The range for each position will be from $167,096 to $201,700 a year, but some are expected to be paid […] Read more...

UofA to Host Webinar on Commodity Markets

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts USDA’s 2019/20 U.S. and Global ForecastsRice, Grains, Oilseeds, and CottonWebinar: May 23rd, 2019 12:00 noon CST Rachel Trego, International Economist U.S. Department of AgricultureForeign Agricultural Service​ Connect with Computer, IPad or Smartphone by Internet or Dial-in and Listen by Phone ‌Registration Link Rachel Trego will present the new 2019/20 forecasts that USDA published on May 10 for rice, grains, […] Read more...

USDA NASS Launches 2019 Ag Resource Management Survey

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eugene Young (800) 327-2970 May 20, 2019 USDA Launches 2019 Agricultural Resource Management Survey Little Rock, AR – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is beginning to collect data from approximately 2,800 farmers and ranchers for its annual Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS). The survey looks at […] Read more...

ASU to Host Innovation Bootcamp for AgTech/Food Start Ups

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information NEWS RELEASE (May 20, 2019) Applications Open for SBA Innovation Bootcamp for Food and AgTech StartupsApplications Due June 28JONESBORO, Ark. (May 20, 2019) — AgLaunch is partnering with the Arkansas Department of Agriculture and Arkansas State University to host a week-long agri-tech bootcamp to support agriculture startup teams as part of its Small Business Administration’s Rural Innovation […] Read more...

Cotton Foundation Accepting Applications for Annual Producer Information Exchange Tour

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Cotton Foundation is seeking applicants for its annual Producer Information Exchange (PIE) Program, which is sponsored by Bayer. The Ag Council of Arkansas is able to select two participants for this year’s program, who will accompany several other Mid-South and Western growers to North Carolina and Virginia during the week of August 11. The […] Read more...
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