Action Alerts

River Levels Stall Barge Traffic

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Much of the barge traffic along the Mississippi River and within its primary tributaries has stalled in recent weeks due to dangerous waters due to floods and high flows. This delay is not expected to end anytime soon, and the time to recover from such a significant setback will take time according to analysts. This […] Read more...

Delta Classic Scholarship Scramble July 19 (Registration Open)

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts 20th Annual Delta Scholarship Golf Classic Friday, July 19, 2019 Presented by CSES Alumni and Friends Join CSES Alumni and Friends for their annual Delta Scholarship Golf Classic! The Ridges at Village Creek4144 Hwy 284Wynne, AR 72701 Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., play begins at 9:00. Please register by July 5, 2019. https://crop-soil-environmental-sciences.uark.edu/delta-classic.php Read more...

Trump Calls Off Tariffs for Mexico Citing Progress

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, June 7th, President Trump announced by Twitter that he would not implement tariffs on Mexican imports to the United States on Monday as was previously announced. The president indicated that Mexico had met with U.S. officials and made plans to satisfy the immigration concerns presented by the president. The president did not rule […] Read more...

Perdue Provides Update on Emergency Farmer Programs for 2019

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, June 10th, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue released a statement regarding the trade mitigation program for 2019 and the USDA policies for prevented planting as it relates to the disaster assistance program provided by Congress. The Secretary did not provide any detail on payment rates for commodities or how the […] Read more...

June 10 U.S. Crop Progress Report

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, June 10th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress Report for the United States. The report indicates significant delays in corn and soybean plantings across the U.S. due to floods and heavy rains. The report also highlights delays in plantings for peanuts (55%) and […] Read more...
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