Action Alerts

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...

Governor Establishes Levee Task Force to Review Status of Flood Control Infrastucture

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the establishment of a state-wide levee task force on June 27th following historic flooding in recent months. The task force members have been named, and it is moving forward with future meetings and the development of committees with specific planning tasks. The task force is to provide its findings and […] Read more...

UofA to Host Rice Field Day August 2nd in Stuttgart

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, August 2nd, the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture will host its annual Rice Field Day in Stuttgart at the Rice Research and Extension Center. The gathering offers participants with the opportunity to get updated information related to rice production in Arkansas from specialists with the University of Arkansas. There is no […] Read more...
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