Action Alerts

USA Rice Releases Sustainability Report

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information From USA Rice: After much hard work and many drafts, the U.S. Rice Industry Sustainability Report is now available to the public on the USA Rice website.  It’s an historic document that spans three decades of rice’s commitment to sustainability across six states, and encompasses a vast amount of information and data, centralized for the first time […] Read more...

ASU Names Director of Biosciences Institute

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas State University (ASU) recently named Dr. Tom Risch to be Executive Director for the Arkansas Biosciences Institute (ABI) and Vice Provost for Research and Technology Transfer for ASU. Dr. Risch has served as interim lead for both of these positions over the last year, and he’s been with ASU since 2001. More below: http://www.astate.edu/abi/ […] Read more...

April 26 Trade Policy Update

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The United States is currently juggling an abundance of trade negotiations that carry great weight to the American agriculture industry. These negotiations are vital to the well-being of most farms, and the ability to settle the agreements in a timely fashion is of equal importance to finishing them in a positive fashion. Included in the […] Read more...

Trump Administration Reportedly Developing Immigration Plan

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Senior White House Policy Advisor and son-in-law of President Trump, Jared Kushner, is reportedly working to develop a comprehensive immigration proposal for consideration of President Trump and potentially Congress. While details of the plan are not published, reports indicate that the plan will place a heavy focus on work visa programs. The plan is expected […] Read more...

INTL FCSTONE Offering Grain Merchandiser Risk Academy in Chicago July 24-25

Thursday, April 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Ag Council of Arkansas Sponsor, INTL FCStone, recently announced an upcoming 2019 Summer Grain Merchandiser Risk Academy to be held on July 24-25 in Chicago. This educational program is an excellent opportunity to gain a better understanding for commodity markets and tools for managing risk in futures markets. This program is designed for your Grain Elevator & Coop […] Read more...
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