Action Alerts

November 17 is Final Day for EQIP Applications

Friday, November 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Farmers and landowners in Arkansas have until November 17, 2017, to submit applications to receive financial assistance to implement conservation activities through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for the 2018 program year.  Applicants can sign up at their local USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service field service center. Individuals and other entities actively engaged in […] Read more...

USDA Releases Crop Production Report

Friday, November 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Production Report estimating crop production in Arkansas for the 2017 crop year.  According to the report, cotton and soybean production are both up from last year while corn and rice production is down from last year. Yield […] Read more...

Delta Plastics Hosting Webinars for PipePlanner

Friday, November 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Delta Plastics is hosting three webinars through the month of November to producers and consultants to help educate and train people to use PipePlanner, a no-cost computerized hole selection and field mapping software system designed to improve irrigation efficiencies on farms. The webinars are to help explain the program and lead individuals to put the […] Read more...

Governor Hutchinson Reports on Asia Trip

Friday, November 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson recently returned from his third trade mission to Asia in an effort to grow and foster business relationships that benefit Arkansas. His seven day trip led him to China and Japan where he visited eight cities and met with representatives from more than 20 companies. His hope is to build upon […] Read more...

USDA Developing Contingency Plans for NAFTA Pullout

Friday, November 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue announced on Wednesday, November 8th, that his agency was developing contingency plans to assist the U.S. agriculture industry should the United States withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This move comes one week before the next round of NAFTA negotiations to take place […] Read more...
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