Action Alerts

July 2 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, July 2, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn is 88 percent silked and 21 percent dough, cotton is 83 percent squaring and 35 percent […] Read more...

Senate Approves Bill for Pesticide Registration Programs

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, June 28th, the U.S. Senate approved the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act, which allows the Environmental Protection Agency to charge fees for pesticide registration that fund about one-third of the operations of the Office of Pesticide Programs. More below: https://www.agprofessional.com/article/senate-ag-committee-reauthorizes-long-delayed-pria https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/1029 https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/11179-senate-passes-bill-to-reauthorize-pria Read more...

UofA Webinar on Commodity Markets July 5

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Commodity Market Outlook A View into the Crystal Ball for Grains and Cotton  Webinar: July 5 – 10:00 a.m. CST Ted Nelson Risk Management Consultant INTL FCStone Financial Inc. – FCM Division Registration Link: https://uaex.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9vuVoKI6TQ-8A-DPIqez3g Connect with Computer, IPad or Smartphone by Internet or Dial-in and Listen by Phone ‌ Register Now! Ted Nelson […] Read more...

Arkansas Launches Reporting System & Outreach Campaign for Feral Hogs

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Feral Hog Eradication Task Force Launches Reporting System and Outreach Campaign LITTLE ROCK, AR – Feral hogs have an estimated population of between four and five million across the United States and are responsible for millions of dollars in damage each year to agriculture and other property. It is estimated that feral hogs are […] Read more...

Senate Approves Farm Bill

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, June 28th, the United States Senate approved its version of the farm bill. The measure, which was approved by a wide margin at 86-11, is now ready to be conferenced with the House of Representatives. There are significant differences between the two bills, especially when comparing the nutrition title and some of the […] Read more...
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