Action Alerts

Farm Policy Group Bashes Heritage Foundation for False Claims on Farm Bill

Thursday, September 28th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A pro-agriculture group, Farm Policy Facts, recently released a detailed rebuttal to the Heritage Foundation, which continues to be critical of federal programs supporting American farmers, including the Farm Bill.  The latest rebuttal comes in the form of a study that debunks popular claims from Heritage Foundation and its ongoing narrative dubbing federal programs as […] Read more...

Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame Seeks Nominees

Thursday, September 28th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame announced that it is seeking nominees from the public for the upcoming class to be inducted at its annual luncheon in Little Rock on March 2, 2018. The deadline to submit nominees is November 1.  There’ve been 158 Arkansans inducted since the first class in 1987. The Agriculture Hall […] Read more...

Syngenta Seeks to Settle Viptera Case

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, September 26, Syngenta announced that it had arranged to reach a settlement with farmers in claims related to the corn seed containing Viptera genetics.  The seed was introduced to U.S. farmers in 2011 prior to receiving approval for import from China, which began rejecting U.S. corn shipments containing the genetic trait in September […] Read more...

President Trump & Congressional Leadership Announce Start of Tax Reform Effort

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Wednesday, September 27, President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress announced more details on their plans to make legislative reforms to tax laws of the United States.  The business community largely praised the announcement, but there are many questions still remaining that won’t be answered until a bill is formally introduced and committee hearings […] Read more...

Delta Plastics to be Lead Sponsor of Governor’s Cup

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A familiar company to Arkansas’s row-crop agriculture industry is soon to be the title sponsor of the Governor’s Cup, an entrepreneurial competition for business students in Arkansas colleges. As title sponsor, Delta Plastics will provide $154,000 in cash prizes for the first-, second- and third-place overall winners in the graduate and undergraduate divisions in 2018. Delta […] Read more...
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