Action Alerts

August 14 Crop Progress Report

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 14th, 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 94 percent dough stage, 91 percent dent, 64 percent mature, and 4 percent harvested. […] Read more...

President Fills One of Two Posts at Delta Regional Authority

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Following the recent dismissal of former Co-Chairman of the Delta Regional Authority (DRA), Chris Massingill, the federal agency had two high-level positions to fill (Co-Chairman and Alternate Co-Chairman). This week, President Trump announced that former Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Dickson Kinder would fill the position of Alternate Co-Chairman. The position of Co-Chairman must be confirmed […] Read more...

Senator Cotton Joins President Trump with Immigration Plan

Monday, August 14th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton recently joined President Trump at the White House to unveil a plan that would dramatically alter immigration policy for the United States. While the plan would not impact H-2A migrant labor, it did propose significant reductions to other legal immigration programs. The proposed changes to legal immigration would place much tighter […] Read more...

Arkansas Rice Update

Monday, August 14th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Rice Specialist Jarrod Hardke released a new Rice Update Report on Friday, August 11th. The in-season report identifies the current status of the 2017 crop and offers advice on common challenges facing rice growers. More below: http://www.arkansas-crops.com/2017/08/11/arkansas-rice-update-11-17/ Read more...

Trump Takes Aim at China for Intellectual Property Theft

Monday, August 14th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, President Trump returned to Washington, D.C., to make a public statement regarding a new order from the president instructing the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to investigate intellectual property theft from China. President Trump has previously criticized China on a variety of fronts related to trade practices, currency policies, and instability on the Korean […] Read more...
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