Action Alerts

Trump Administration Ratchets Up Pressure on China for Trade Violations

Friday, August 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information This month the Trump Administration has aggressively ramped up pressure on China as it relates to trade policy. An executive order issued by the President on August 14 instructed the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to investigate China for theft of intellectual property and trade secrets, and other recent actions by the Trade Representative have amped […] Read more...

Ag Groups Press for NAFTA Dialogue Towards Modernization

Friday, August 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Several U.S. agricultural groups have pressed upon the Trump administration that the latest negotiations related to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) center upon modernization that will do no harm in disrupting trade agreement components that benefit American agriculture. Representatives from the U.S., Canada and Mexico this month initiated an open dialogue for modernizing […] Read more...

Agrium Names New President for Retail Operations, Including Crop Production Services (CPS)

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, August 22, Agrium Inc. announce that Mike Frank, formerly of Monsanto, would join Agrium beginning September 18th to serve as President of Agrium Retail, which includes Crop Production Services in North America. At Monsanto Mr. Frank held a wide variety of senior positions with the company, including most recently lead senior executive planning […] Read more...

August 21st Crop Progress & Condition Report

Monday, August 21st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 21st, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report shows that crops are progressing quickly and harvest is underway for many. The corn crop is 99 percent dough stage, 93 percent dent, 75 percent mature, and 11 percent […] Read more...

Governor Makes Appointments to Boards and Commissions

Monday, August 21st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, August 21st, Governor Hutchinson announced several appointments to boards and commissions, including many agricultural related boards. Appointments were made for the rice, wheat, soybean, and the grain and sorghum research and promotion boards, as well as the the catfish promotion board. The full list of agricultural related board appointments are below: Wayne Wiggins […] Read more...
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