Action Alerts

Senate Moves Forward with Pesticide Registration Bill

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Senate has advanced a legislative measure that amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)to revise requirements for pesticide registration applications and their corresponding pesticide maintenance fees and pesticide registration service fees. The measure was approved by the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee and now stands ready for consideration by […] Read more...

EPA Announces Plan to Conclude Obama WOTUS Rule

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In late June, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced in an official capacity that they intended to rescind the Obama Administration’s regulations defining Waters of the United States (WOTUS). The action will come in the form of an official rule, which will be open to public comment […] Read more...

July 5th Crop Progress and Condition Report

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On July 5th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report shows that every acre for the 2017 crop year is planted.  The corn crop is 90 percent silked, 38 percent dough stage, and 5 percent dent. The rice crop is 100 […] Read more...

USDA Rice and Grains Stocks Report

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On June 30th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new report estimating available stocks of rice and other grains in Arkansas.  According to the report, Arkansas rough rice stocks in all positions on June 1, 2017, totaled 38.5 million hundredweight (cwt), up 6 percent compared to June 1, 2016. […] Read more...

Planted Acreage Estimates for Arkansas

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new report on June 30th outlining planting acreage estimates for Arkansas.  According to the report, Arkansas increased acreage for cotton and soybeans while cutting planted acres of corn and rice.  The most significant move was a 24 percent reduction in rice acres. […] Read more...
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