Action Alerts

UofA Farm Policy Webinar Video Available for Review

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A recent webinar held on October 5th, by the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture on farm related public policy and ag markets, is now available to view online. The webinar features Pat Westoff who is director of the Farm and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri. Westoff is a […] Read more...

Arkansas Monarch and Pollinator Conservation Plan

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Monarch Conservation Partnership Steering Committee, a multi-stakeholder partnership of conservation organizations and government entities, released on October 5th, the first draft of the Arkansas Monarch and Pollinator Conservation Plan. This plan represents a multi-level approach for the state of Arkansas that provides opportunities for individuals, organizations, and government to come together in support […] Read more...

October 10th Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 10th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report shows that harvest is complete or almost complete for many Arkansas farmers. The corn crop is 99 percent harvested, rice is 94 percent harvested, soybeans are 62 percent harvested, […] Read more...

Sunday is Deadline to Apply for LeadAR Leadership Development Program

Monday, October 9th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information This Sunday marks the final day for individuals to apply to participate in the Class 18 of the LeadAR leadership development program offered by the University of Arkansas’s Cooperative Extension Service. LeadAR is a two-year program designed to educate emerging leaders on public issues and develop their expertise in addressing critical problems facing Arkansas. The […] Read more...

Trump Administration Announces Withdrawal from Clean Power Plan

Monday, October 9th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that the Trump Administration would issue a new rule overriding the Clean Power Plan established by the Obama Administration as an effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. The Clean Power Plan was criticized as being beyond the legal authorities of the executive […] Read more...
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