Action Alerts

July WASDE Report

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On July 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report.  The monthly report provides estimates for supply and demand of each major agricultural commodity. According to analysts, the latest report did not indicate much that offered bullish news to the agricultural commodity markets. More information […] Read more...

USDA Estimates Winter Wheat Production for Arkansas & U.S.

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new crop production report outlining winter wheat production.  The report included estimates for Arkansas and the United States. According to the report, Arkansas winter wheat production for 2017 is forecasted at 7.15 million bushels, up 18 percent from last month’s forecast, and […] Read more...

Dicamba Is Now Illegal in Arkansas

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, July 11, the Arkansas State Plant Board’s emergency rule to stop the sale and use of dicamba in Arkansas officially went into effect.  The 120 rule was approved by the Plant Board on June 21st, and by the Governor on June 28th, and the Arkansas General Assembly on July 5th per administrative procedure laws. […] Read more...

Ag Council Board Meeting August 29th in Marianna

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Save The Date! The Ag Council of Arkansas Board of Directors will hold its next Board Meeting Tuesday, August 29th at the Lon Mann Cotton Research Station in Marianna.  This meeting will be a closed session for only Ag Council Board of  Directors. More details to follow. Read more...

2017 Rice Expo August 4th in Stuttgart

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The half-day Arkansas Rice Expo opens at 8 a.m. at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart at 807 US 165, next to Phillips Community College. Admission is free and be sure to stick around for lunch, catered by Yoder Ruritan.  https://uaex.edu/rice-expo/ Field Tours – Buses depart from Grand Prairie Center at 8:15 a.m., 8:45 a.m. and […] Read more...
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