Action Alerts

USDA Census of Agriculture Released

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On April 11th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, spanning some 6.4 million new points of information about America’s farms and ranches and those who operate them, including new data about on-farm decision making, down to the county level. More below: https://www.usda.gov/media/press-releases/2019/04/11/2017-census-agriculture-data-now-available https://www.nass.usda.gov/AgCensus/  2017 CENSUS DATA […] Read more...

USDA’s Offering New Services on Farmers.gov Portal

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced the addition of two new web-based services for farmers through its farmers.gov web portal aimed to improve service to farmers with technology. The latest services added to the website are designed to help farmers manage loans and H-2A applications. More below: USDA Launches New Farmers.gov Features to […] Read more...

April 9 WASDE Report

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, April 9th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released an updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. The report offers the latest market estimates of supply and demand for major agricultural commodities. More below: https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/wasde0419.pdf WASDE Cotton: Domestic Consumption Forecast at Lowest Since 1890s   WASDE Oilseeds: Reduced U.S. Soybean Imports, Ending Stocks   WASDE […] Read more...

Arkansas Department of Agriculture Issues Scholarships

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/16/2019Contact: Brett Dawson, (501) 219-6324, brett.dawson@agriculture.arkansas.gov  See this Release online Scholarships Presented to Arkansas College Students Majoring in Agriculture LITTLE ROCK, AR – Governor Hutchinson, Arkansas Agriculture Secretary Wes Ward, and State Plant Board Director Butch Calhoun presented $20,000 in scholarships at the State Capitol on Monday to students from four Arkansas universities with […] Read more...

Memphis Based AgLaunch Recognized as SBA Innovation Cluster Hub

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts News Release: AGLAUNCH RECEIVES REGIONAL INNOVATION CLUSTER AWARD FROM SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Mid-South Delta Region Designated as Regional Innovation Cluster Focused on AgTech and Value-Chain Businesses MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 16, 2019) — AgLaunch Initiative (AgLaunch)has been named one of seven new Small Business Administration’s Regional Innovation Clusters, a program built to strengthen opportunities for small businesses within […] Read more...
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