Action Alerts

Senate Ag Committee Holds Hearing on Industrial Hemp

Saturday, July 27th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Thursday, July 25th, the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing on industrial hemp policy. The hearing focused on recent changes in the 2018 farm bill and related regulatory activities of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). In addition, the hearing considered the state of the hemp industry in the United States. More below: […] Read more...

2019 Catfish Production Report

Saturday, July 27th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On July 23rd, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a new Catfish Production Report. The report shows catfish production numbers for the three largest catfish producing states, Mississippi, Alabama, and Arkansas. More below: Read more...

USDA Announces MFP Payment Information for U.S. Farmers

Friday, July 26th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, July 25th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the details of the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments under the tariff and trade relief initiative of the Trump Administration. The program is the second such program in the last two years, and it’s designed to offset economic losses faced by U.S. farmers as […] Read more...

Rice Irrigation Field Day Set for August 5th

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) is hosting a free on-farm field day event August 5th in Mississippi County that will focus on water conservation. Speakers will address methods farmers can employ to increase irrigation efficiency and helping producers implement irrigation water management tools. Discussions will address current field research and […] Read more...

Rabobank to Host Australian Cotton Farmers in Marianna

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On July 31st, Rabobank Agrifinance will host Australian cotton farmers for a cotton tour through Arkansas, and they welcome Arkansas cotton farmers to meet the Australian producers over lunch at the Lon Mann Cotton Research Station in Marianna. The gathering will offer a unique opportunity to network with Rabobank lenders and their cotton customers in […] Read more...
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