Action Alerts

Trump Pulls Trigger on Chinese Tariffs

Friday, June 15th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, June 15, President Trump announced that he would follow through on $50 billion in new tariffs against China. The action is expected to draw retaliation from China impacting tariffs on U.S. exports to China, including several agriculture commodities. Several agricultural organizations tried to make a last ditch effort to avoid the tariffs with […] Read more...

Cotton Foundation Seeks Participants for Producer Information Exchange Program

Thursday, June 14th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Cotton Foundation is once again offering an excellent educational and leadership opportunity through the Producer Information Exchange (PIE) Program sponsored by Bayer Crop Science. The 2018 PIE Program will be from August 19th through 24th for Mid-South producers who will travel to Texas to learn about aspects of cotton production in the Southwest region […] Read more...

Arkansas Farmers Reminded to Participate in Voluntary Smoke Management Program

Thursday, June 14th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Agriculture Department is reminding farmers to call the smoke management hotline number (1-800-830-8015) prior to burning crop residue as part of the voluntary smoke management program. The voluntary program is designed to assist farmers needing to burn crop residue by offering guidance on how to best manage smoke to minimize health and safety risks […] Read more...

Ag Council Summer Meeting in Wilson August 14th

Thursday, June 14th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Ag Council of Arkansas will hold its next Board of Directors meeting in Wilson, Arkansas, on Tuesday, August 14th. The meeting will begin at 9:00am and conclude after lunch. It will be held at The Grange. This meeting will be open to Ag Council board of directors members, other Ag Council members, and invited […] Read more...

EPA Grants $1 Million to Delta F.A.R.M.

Thursday, June 14th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently delivered a significant grant of $1 million to Mississippi’s Delta F.A.R.M. (Farmers Advocating Resource Management) in an effort to assist the organization in its efforts to address environmental resource concerns in the Delta Region of Mississippi. According to Trey Cooke Executive Director of Delta F.A.R.M., much of the funding […] Read more...
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