Action Alerts

U.S. and China Expected to Sign Trade Deal Next Week

Friday, January 10th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts The United States and China are expected to sign the “Phase 1” trade agreement on January 15th. The details of the agreement have not been made public to date, but President Trump has stated that the deal includes massive increases in agricultural purchases from China. The agreement is expected to relieve trade tensions that have […] Read more...

Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame Inductees Named

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts The Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame announced the names of six new inductees to be recognized at the upcoming Ag Hall of Fame luncheon to be held March 6th in Little Rock. The luncheon will be held at 11:30 am at the Embassy Suites Hotel. Tickets and tables can be purchased here: Tickets and Tables […] Read more...

Industrial Hemp Conference Coming to North Little Rock in February

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts A two day conference on Industrial Hemp will take place February 14-15 in North Little Rock at the Wyndham Hotel. The conference is designed to educate industry participants and interested parties with an overview of industrial hemp in Arkansas. The conference will feature a variety of speakers including Arkansas hemp farmers, soil scientists, seedsmen, processors, […] Read more...

USMCA Inches Closer to Approval in Congress

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts On Tuesday, January 7th, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee approved the United States, Mexico, Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA) by a vote of 25-3. The agreement was previously approved by the U.S. House of Representatives with a vote of 385-41. The legislation to approve the trade deal is expected to be considered by the Senate […] Read more...

Governor’s Levee Task Force Issues Report

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts On Tuesday, January 7th, the Arkansas Levee Task Force issued its final report and recommendations to Governor Hutchinson. The Task Force was established by Governor Hutchinson following record flooding of the Arkansas River in 2019. They were tasked with developing policy recommendations for improving the management and condition of Arkansas’s flood control infrastructure. The Task […] Read more...
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