Action Alerts

Lawsuit Filed Challenging Arkansas’s ‘Ag-Gag’ Law

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts A legal advocacy group, which includes the Animal Legal Defense Fund, filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the constitutionality of Arkansas’s so-called ‘Ag-Gag’ law. The law, which has been in effect since 2017, was established primarily to address corporate espionage issues facing agriculture businesses and other industries. With the widespread availability and use of […] Read more...

Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Field Day in Brinkley July 25th

Monday, July 1st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Healthy Soils for Sustainable Cotton Farm Field Day in Arkansas, a new field day initiative focused on cover crops and soil health in cotton systems, will start at 8 a.m. at the Brinkley Convention Center, 1501 Weatherby Drive in Brinkley. It is open to anyone wishing to participate. Participants are asked to register by […] Read more...

USDA’s June Planted Acres Report

Monday, July 1st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, June 28th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a Planted Acres report that estimated a decline of acreage to soybeans of 10 percent from 2018 and an increase of acreage to corn by 3 percent from 2018. The report also indicated a modest decline in rice and […] Read more...

Dr. Tim Burcham to Lead New Rice Research Station

Monday, July 1st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Dr. Tim Burcham will take on new responsibilities with the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture beginning August 1 when he will transition from Dean of the Agriculture College at Arkansas State University to head the University’s new Northeast Rice Research and Extension Center, which is under construction and development in Poinsett County near […] Read more...

Governor Announces Levee Initiative

Friday, June 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, June 27th, Governor Hutchinson announced that he was implementing a new initiative to review levee conditions, make investments in levees damaged by recent floods, and to develop recommendations to ensure that levees are appropriately funded and maintained by local authorities. The Governor announced that he was committing $10 million of rainy day funds […] Read more...
OUR SPONSORS: