Action Alerts

USDA Invites Applications for RCPP Grants

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USDA Announces $252 Million Available for Regional Conservation Partnership Program Applications requested for innovative partner-driven projects WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today invited potential conservation partners, including private industry, non-government organizations, Indian tribes, state and local governments, water districts, and universities to submit project applications for federal funding through the Regional […] Read more...

115th Congress Underway with Arkansas Delegation Intact

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A new Congress has been sworn in and committee assignments for those members of Congress have been made. The 115th Congress will welcome a new president on January 20th, and from there much activity and action is to begin.  The Arkansas congressional delegation remains intact with John Boozman and Tom Cotton in the Senate and […] Read more...

Boozman Talks Ag Policy to Agri-Pulse

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Senator John Boozman recently sat down with Agri-Pulse to conduct an audio interview in which he addressed multiple issues related to agriculture. Boozman discussed some of his expectations with the incoming Trump administration and the 115th Congress. The issues included environmental regulations, farm policy, trade, and a few others. Listen here: http://www.agri-pulse.com/Open-Mic-Sen-John-Boozman-01082016.mp3.asp   Read more...

Pine Bluff Set to Launch Go Forward Initiative

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The city of Pine Bluff and Jefferson County will have an announcement on January 12th that will outline a plan to grow the region’s economy and improve quality of life in the area. The plan was developed by a task force of residents from the area known as the “Go Forward Pine Bluff Task Force,” […] Read more...

91st Arkansas General Assembly Begins Legislative Session

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On January 9th, the members of the 91st Arkansas General Assembly took their oaths of office and began what will be a new legislative session. The legislature has already announced committee assignments, and leadership positions were declared this week. This session marks the second legislative session for Governor Asa Hutchinson, and it will be the last […] Read more...
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