Action Alerts

High Anticipation for Trump – Xi Encounter

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information There is great anticipation building as President Trump and Chinese President Xi are soon to meet at the G20 meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The U.S. agriculture sector is hoping for some type of agreement that would lead to a normalization of the trade relations for U.S. agriculture exports and key input products that are […] Read more...

Government Report on Climate Change Offers Ominous View

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A recent federal multi-agency report on climate change offered an ominous forecast for the world and the United States. It noted and warned of impacts to communities, agriculture, and the overall economy should the earth continue to see temperature increases and other volatile changes to weather patterns. It also pointed to the potential to mitigate […] Read more...

Farm Bill Negotiations Ongoing

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Reports from Washington are that the principals of the farm bill conference committee continue to seek a deal and negotiations are ongoing. While details of the negotiations are scarce, it appears that the last remaining item to work out is what to do on forestry provisions. More below: https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/world-policy/article/2018/11/27/top-democrat-says-house-gop-white https://www.agri-pulse.com/ext/resources/Podcasts2/Daybreak-Audio/Nov-2018/Daybreak_11272018.mp3 Read more...

Plant Board Pesticide Committee Advances Dicamba Plan for 2019

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Plant Board’s pesticide committee on Monday, November 26th, advanced a draft plan to allow for limited use of dicamba herbicide for over the top crop applications through June 15th. The draft regulations will now go before the full Plant Board on December 6th for further consideration. In addition to the action regarding […] Read more...

Arkansas DEQ Denies Permit from C&H Hog Farm

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) this week denied the new operating permit of C&H Hog Farms near the Buffalo River. The determination was made by the agency and based on information provided and public comments related to compliance with permitting requirements and over concerns regarding water quality impairments. While the decision instructs the […] Read more...
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