Action Alerts

Farmers Brace for Tariff Implementation

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. farmers and other American industries are bracing for a full scale trade war between the United States and several key trading partners around the world including China, NAFTA countries and the European Union. Several tariffs that were announced in recent weeks will begin to go into force on July 6th and additional tariffs are […] Read more...

Governor Names JD Neeley to Game and Fish Commission

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, July 2, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the appointment of JD Neeley of Camden to serve as Commissioner of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Neeley, who is the president of Neeley Forestry Service and principal broker for United Country Neeley Forestry, replaces Steve Cook whose 7 year term is expiring. More below: https://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/122648/jd-neeley-joins-state-game-and-fish-commission Read more...

Immigration Legislation Stalls in House

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. House of Representatives attempted and failed twice over the last couple of weeks when considering legislation addressing immigration policy. An ongoing inability to craft legislation to gain enough support for passage now seems insurmountable after attempting two different approaches to the issue and not receiving sufficient votes. The complex issue seems to be […] Read more...

USDA Releases Arkansas Acreage and Stocks Report

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, June 29th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released updated reports on acreage and stocks for primary commodities. According to the reports corn, cotton, rice and soybean acres were all up from 2017. More below, including the full reports: Corn Planted Acreage Up 5 Percent from 2017 Cotton Planted Acreage Up 8 Percent from […] Read more...

USDA Updates Acreage and Stocks Estimates

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USDA Reports Soybean, Corn Acreage Down WASHINGTON, June 29, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimated 89.6 million acres of soybeans planted in the United States for 2018, down 1 percent from last year, according to the Acreage report released today. Corn area planted is estimated at 89.1 million […] Read more...
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