Action Alerts

ASU Names Inaugural Wilson Endowed Chair for Agriculture

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On July 16th, it was announced in a press release from the University of Arkansas Bumpers School of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences, that Arkansas State University (ASU) had hired Aaron Shew to serve as inaugural chair to the R.E. Lee Wilson endowed Chair of Agriculture Business, the first endowed agribusiness chair at ASU. The […] Read more...

USA Rice Celebrates Retirements and New Leadership at Summer Meeting

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USA Rice held its summer meetings in Dallas, Texas, July 9 through 12 where they held several important meetings throughout the week addressing current issues facing the industry. The meetings also included important retirement announcements for USA Rice professional staff as well as industry leaders. In addition, new individuals assumed leadership roles for USA Rice […] Read more...

July 16 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, July 16th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, July 16, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn is 97 percent silked and 64 percent dough and 23 percent dent, cotton is 99 percent […] Read more...

UofA to Offer Webinars on Seed Cotton Program & the Rice Market July 19

Monday, July 16th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’ Cooperative Extension Service is scheduled to host two important webinars on July 19th. The first is a webinar on decision aid tools related to the new seed cotton program under the farm bill’s commodity title and the second webinar is an update on the rice market. Webinar: […] Read more...

Arkansas Ag Department and Farm Credit Join for Scholarship to Veterans

Monday, July 16th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Agriculture Department and Farm Credit are providing six $1,000 Homegrown by Heroes academic scholarships for military veterans, current military personnel, and their spouses or children who are pursuing an agricultural or an agricultural-related degree. Scholarship funding is provided by Farm Credit. Applications are due Friday, Aug. 17. https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/Websites/aad/files/Content/6140361/Arkansas_Agriculture_Department_and_Farm_Credit_to_Provide_Homegrown_by_Heroes_Scholarships,_Jul_2018.pdf For details on the Homegrown […] Read more...
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