Action Alerts

Senate Ag Committee Holds Farm Bill Field Hearing in Michigan

Monday, May 8th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee held a farm bill hearing in Michigan over the weekend.  The hearing, which was led by Committee Chairman Pat Roberts  and Vice Chairman Debbie Stabenow, was a listening session in which they heard from a variety of agricultural interests from Michigan. In total 16 witnesses participated in the hearing covering […] Read more...

Senate Expected to Approve Trade Representative and FDA Administrator

Monday, May 8th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Senate is expected to approve the nominations for U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) later this week.  Robert Lighthizer is the nominee for Trade Representative and Scott Gottlieb is the nominee for FDA Administrator. More information below: https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/9222-washington-week-ahead-senate-set-to-confirm-fda-ustr-nominees   Read more...

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue Tours Arkansas Flood Areas

Monday, May 8th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue visited Arkansas over the weekend to tour the flood damaged areas and to reassure Arkansans that the Trump Administration was prepared to assist the state in response and recovery.  The tour was led by Governor Asa Hutchinson and also joining the group were Congressman Rick Crawford, Senator […] Read more...

Cotton Council Looks for Producers for Information Trip to California

Friday, May 5th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The NCC has scheduled tour dates and locations for the 2017 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program. This season, Mid-South producers will visit California’s San Joaquin Valley on July 17-21. Interested producers should notify the Ag Council as soon as possible to be considered for nomination to participate in the trip. The deadline to apply June 16th. […] Read more...

Delta Classic Golf Tournament July 14th at Ridges at Village Creek Golf

Friday, May 5th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas Crop Soil and Environmental Sciences Department will host its annual Delta Classic golf tournament July 14th at the Ridges at Village Creek State Park between Forrest City and Wynne. The tournament is always a big hit among the agriculture community of Arkansas, and the moneys raised in the tournament go to […] Read more...
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