Action Alerts

Senator Grassley Continues March Against Farm Programs

Monday, June 12th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley continues his march against farm programs with another action related to the definition of “actively engaged,” which is a determinant in qualifying for certain farm programs.  Grassley recently penned a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting an in depth review of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) rule defining […] Read more...

Cotton Council Seeks Ag Business Support for Cotton Industry

Saturday, June 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council is seeking the support of agricultural businesses and agricultural lending institutions in Arkansas and across the cotton belt as they seek short-term economic assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and as they prepare for the upcoming reauthorization of the farm bill.  If you are a bank or agricultural business serving […] Read more...

Secretary Perdue Address Mid-South at Delta Council Annual Meeting

Saturday, June 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On June 9, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue provided the keynote address at the Delta Council Annual Meeting at Delta State University in Cleveland, MS. His speech was upbeat and intended to uplift and inspire attendees at the meeting.  He stated his commitment to represent and advocate for rural America and agriculture […] Read more...

Trump Promotes Infrastructure Plans

Saturday, June 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The week ending June 9th was largely spent by President Trump delivering a message focused on infrastructure from aviation and surface transportation to our waterways.  The message did not entail great detail, but did indicate a drive towards fewer regulations on the development side of such projects and more public private partnerships in various infrastructure […] Read more...

June 9 WASDE Report

Saturday, June 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On June 9, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. The report offers the latest estimates for global supply and demand of major agricultural commodities. The report did not offer much change in the production estimates from last month’s WASDE, but it’s expected the June […] Read more...
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