Action Alerts

ADM Reportedly Makes Offer to Acquire Bunge

Friday, January 19th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) is reportedly in talks with Bunge about a potential plan to combine the two companies. Details of the ADM approach to Bunge have not been revealed, but a combination of the two companies would lead to a significant powerhouse in the grain merchandising and processing industry. According to the Wall Street […] Read more...

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue Visits Arkansas Farmers

Friday, January 19th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, January 19th, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue was in Arkansas to visit with local farmers. He conducted a listening session at the Governors mansion with Governor Asa Hutchinson, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, and Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward. At the meeting he heard from a variety of agricultural industry […] Read more...

Arkansas Legislature Signs Off on Plant Board Dicamba Regulations

Friday, January 19th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, January 19th, the Arkansas General Assembly’s Legislative Council completed its review of the Arkansas State Plant Board’s plan to regulate dicamba for the 2018 crop year. The plan, which will soon go into effect, will prohibit the use of dicamba for in-crop use from April 16 through October 31. More below: http://www.aad.arkansas.gov/Websites/aad/files/Content/6140361/Arkansas_Regulations_to_Prohibit_the_Use_of_Dicamba_Between_April_16___October_31_Receive_Approval,_Jan_2018.pdf Read more...

USDA Releases New WASDE Report

Friday, January 12th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On January 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released an updated World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report.  The report estimates supply and demand factors related to each major commodity. The big news of this report was lower estimates for demand of corn, soybeans and wheat. More 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/commodity/wasde/ Commodity Analysis: […] Read more...

USDA Releases Final 2017 Crop Production Estimates for Arkansas

Friday, January 12th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On January 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a report estimated production and stocks for Arkansas. The report estimated crop production amounts for the 2017 crop year. The big news for the 2017 crop year was related to soybeans, which had a record crop in acreage (3.5 million […] Read more...
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