Action Alerts

Arkansas Department of Agriculture Proposing Grain Grading Rules

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Arkansas Department of Agriculture is proposing new rules for grain grading in Arkansas pursuant to a law passed in the 2019 legislative session. The department is taking public comment on the proposed rule for 30 days before putting the rules into effect. The Grain Grading Act was approved by the legislature and signed into […] Read more...

Private Equity Group Purchases Delta Plastics

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Delta Plastics’ parent company, Revolution, was recently purchased by Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm, according to a press statement. The press release announcing the deal also stated intentions of growing the company’s focus on improving sustainability within the multi-use, closed loop plastics industry and in agricultural production systems. More below: https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/arsenal-capital-partners-to-acquire-revolution-with-a-focus-on-plastic-s-sustainable-future-1028364239 https://amppob.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a65af7e639d3a67fd64717244&id=f1842f78da&e=f5412ad8dc Read more...

NIFA and ERS Move to Kansas City

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the Economic Research Service (ERS) are in the process of moving personnel to Kansas City. Many have been critical of the decision to move the agencies from the nation’s capital region to the midwest, and the agencies are expected to lose […] Read more...

Delta Peanut Announces Partnership with Seam

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Delta Peanut LLC, a new grower owned peanut company that will purchase, process, and sell Arkansas grown peanuts announced plans to partner with the Seam, an agribusiness technology solution company based in Memphis, to better manage its transactions and meet market demands. Delta Peanut will have most of the planted acres in Arkansas under contract, […] Read more...

Plant Board to Hold Meeting at Keiser Research Station Friday

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Arkansas State Plant Board is holding a special called board meeting on Friday July 26th at the University of Arkansas System’s Research Station in Keiser. The board is expected to tour research plots affected by off-target movement of dicamba. Arkansas prohibited use of dicamba for in-crop use after May 25th for the 2019 crop […] Read more...
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