Action Alerts

Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force Completes Report

Monday, January 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information President Trump’s Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force, which he established under executive order has completed work on a report with recommendations for improving the economy and quality of life in rural America. Most of the document centers around expanding broadband communication infrastructure and access, but it also makes other recommendations for improving the quality […] Read more...

Trump Addresses Farm Bureau

Monday, January 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, January 7th, President Trump and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue addressed the American Farm Bureau Convention in Nashville, TN. The president spoke about his priorities for agriculture, his first year accomplishments and his outlook for the future. His message, which delivered in a relaxed and light-hearted fashion, was received well from the audience as […] Read more...

Controversial Clean Line Energy Transmission Project on Hold

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Recent developments related to Clean Line Energy have stalled progress towards their plans to construct a new transmission line delivering wind generated electricity into Arkansas and to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The company was unable to complete a contract with the TVA and they recently sold a significant amount of infrastructure and other assets […] Read more...

Arkansas Farmer Elected to Executive Committee of National Soybean Checkoff Board

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Farmer Elected to National Soybean Checkoff Board LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 4, 2018) – Jim Carroll, a Monroe County soybean farmer, was elected secretary of the United Soybean Board (USB). Carroll, a fourth-generation farmer, previously served the board as a director and chair of the Demand Action Team. The soy checkoff, which works to […] Read more...

Arkansas Soybean Promotion Tour Announces Kitchen|Fields Table Tour for 2018

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Soybean Research and Promotion Board announced on January 5th its plans for the 2018 Kitchen|Fields Table Tour, which is a promotion effort. The Table Tour is a partnership with Arkansas restaurants that agree to incorporate soybeans and soybean fed protein into dining dishes in an effort to educate consumers to the value and […] Read more...
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