Action Alerts

Cotton Council’s February Economic Review

Friday, February 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, February 8th, the National Cotton Council (NCC) published its February Economic Review. The Review offers the latest information related to the economic issues surrounding the cotton industry. According to the report, as of February, Arkansas was the 4th largest cotton producing state with 1.137 million bales ginned. The report offers additional insight into […] Read more...

Arkansas Agriculture Department Opens Century Farm Applications

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/8/2018 Contact: Adriane Barnes, (501) 516-6255, adriane.barnes@arkansas.gov See this release online. Arkansas Agriculture Department Opens 2018 Century Farm Program through May Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Agriculture Department (AAD) is now accepting applications for the 2018 Arkansas Century Farm program. Arkansas Century Farm families have owned and farmed […] Read more...

February WASDE Report

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On February 8, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) Report. Most analysts viewed the latest report as neutral with regard to having any significant market impact. More below: https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/ https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/latest.pdf https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/Secretary_Briefing.pdf https://apps.fas.usda.gov/psdonline/circulars/production.pdf http://www.farmfutures.com/market-reports/markets-mixed-after-usda-report http://www.cottongrower.com/cotton-production/production-outlook-acreage/cotton-highlights-from-february-wasde-report-3/ http://www6.intlfcstone.com/arlan-suderman-webinar/?utm_source=PardotCampaign&utm_campaign=Webinar&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Arlan-Suderman-Webinar Read more...

Cotton Farm Bill Fix in Appropriation Bill

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Congressional lawmakers are reported to have reached a deal on the fiscal year 2018 continuing resolution and other spending and budgetary needs that will provide for an amendment to the 2014 farm bill to create a price loss coverage program for seed cotton. The measure appears to be in a strong position to be approved […] Read more...

Agriculture Urges Regulatory Relief from Senate Committee

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In a hearing Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, members of the Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) heard from representatives of the agriculture industry who urged Congress and the Administration to make reforms to regulations that are hindering production agriculture. The witnesses cited areas of the law and code of federal regulation that were […] Read more...
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