Action Alerts

Corps Announces Concern for White River Ahead of Rains

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a warning this week ahead of impending rains stating that the pools in its lake reservoirs are full and in need of significant releases due to rising waters from recent rains and upcoming projected rains. The Corps is advising those in flood plains downstream of the reservoirs to […] Read more...

State of Arkansas Reaches Agreement with C&H Hog Farm to Relocate the Operation

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts According to an announcement by Governor Asa Hutchinson, an agreement has been reached between the State of Arkansas and the owners and operators of the C&H Hog Farm to help them relocate their operation. The settlement includes a buyout of their existing operation in Mount Judea, Arkansas. The farm became a subject of great controversy […] Read more...

State Supreme Court Makes Rulings on Plant Board Dicamba Suits

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Supreme Court has issued rulings on two cases filed against the Arkansas State Plant Board related to rules and actions pertaining to the regulation of the use of dicamba in Arkansas. The two suits of concern were brought by Monsanto and by a group of farmers. Parts of both suits were sent back […] Read more...

USDA Selects Kansas City for NIFA and ERS Relocation Site

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, June 13th, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that Kansas City was selected to serve as the relocation site for the National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the Economic Research Service (ERS). Secretary Perdue stated that the move would save the Department roughly $20 million a year, and […] Read more...

Indigo Ag Plans to Pay Farmers for Carbon Sequestration

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Indigo Ag, a relatively new agriculture start-up company with world headquarters in Memphis, TN, announced that it would implement a new program designed to pay farmers for storing carbon. Indigo is hoping to serve as market maker and the middle-man between farmers and investors (companies and individuals) looking to purchase carbon credits. Indigo currently offers […] Read more...
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