Action Alerts

Cotton Council Planting Intention Surveys Due January 17

Friday, January 12th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council is surveying growers for their 2018 planting intentions. This is done each year to aid with industry planning and policy deliberations. Individual survey responses are anonymous and confidential. Your help and cooperation is greatly appreciated. Please answer all of the following survey questions by Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The survey takes […] Read more...

Arkansas Soil and Water Conference January 31st at ASU

Thursday, January 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The 20th annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference and Expo will be held in Jonesboro on the campus of Arkansas State University (ASU) on Wednesday, January 31st. The meeting will address the latest issues and trends in soil and water conservation. Attendees must register online. More below: https://www.astate.edu/college/agriculture-and-technology/outreach-programs/arkansas-soil-and-water-education-conference/ Read more...

Provision in New Tax Law Irks Some Grain Merchandisers

Thursday, January 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A provision that was included in the federal tax reform law that was signed into law in late December has drawn the ire of certain grain merchandisers across the U.S. The provision, which was a compromise to replace an expiring provision (Section 199; Domestic Production) that benefited cooperatives and their members, became a new tax […] Read more...

Congressman Womack Chosen as Budget Committee Chair

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas 3rd Congressional District Representative Steve Womack was recently tapped to chair the House Budget Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. The budget panel’s chief job is to draft an annual budget document that outlines GOP priorities and can set a fast-track path for legislation such as last month’s tax overhaul. More below: http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/120359/steve-womack-tapped-to-lead-us-house-budget-panel Read more...

Arkansas Legislative Task Force Severs Work with Consultant

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas General Assembly’s Legislative Task Force on Tax Reform and Relief held its first meeting of the new year on Monday, January 8th. The meeting came on the heels of the completion of the interim report from its contract consultant PFM. Following the presentation from PFM, the members of the task force decided that […] Read more...
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