Action Alerts

House Agriculture Committee to Kick Off Farm Bill Hearings

Monday, February 13th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On February 15th, the U.S. House of Representatives will begin discussing the reauthorization of farm programs. The discussion will be held in the House Agriculture Committee in the form of a committee hearing that will focus on the agriculture economy with a focus on the commodity and risk management programs that support farmers. A second […] Read more...

USA Rice February E-Brief

Monday, February 13th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The USA Rice Federation has made available its latest monthly e-brief. This report offers the latest information for the rice market, including economic news and analysis. The report features supply and demand information as well as other macro and micro economic factors impacting the rice market. More below: February E-Brief January E-Brief Read more...

National Ag Law Center to Host Webinar on Checkoffs

Monday, February 13th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On February 15 at 12 EST/11 CST the National Agriculture Law Center is hosting a webinar titled Legal Checkup on Checkoffs:  Recent & Emerging Legal Issues in Federal & State Checkoff Programs.  The program is designed to offer an update into legal matters related to the various commodity checkoff programs that are designed to support commodity research […] Read more...

Boll Weevil Board Sets Assessment for 2017

Monday, February 13th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation Board established its annual assessment for Arkansas cotton producers at a meeting on February 7th in Little Rock.  The board agreed to reduce the annual per acre assessment by one dollar. The 2017 assessment will be set at $3 per acre with an additional grower rebate if collections lead […] Read more...

USDA Releases February WASDE Report

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On February 9th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report.  The WASDE offers updated estimates for supply and demand for major agricultural commodities in the United States and around the world. More information below: https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/latest.pdf https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/Secretary_Briefing.pdf https://www.usda.gov/oce/weather/pubs/Monthly/current.pdf Commentary: http://seekingalpha.com/article/4044642-quick-comments-february-wasde-report http://www.agweb.com/article/wasde-wakes-up-wheat-snoozes-on-corn-soybeans-naa-ben-potter/ Arlan Suderman Intl FCStone Webcast WASDE […] Read more...
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