Action Alerts

Rick Cartwright Officially Selected to Head Extension Service

Thursday, August 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Rick Cartwright was officially named director for the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service. He had been serving as interim associate vice president for agriculture-extension since the departure of former director Tony Windham who retired last August.  The new title took effect August 1.  The cooperative extension service provides many services […] Read more...

August WASDE Bearish on Cotton

Thursday, August 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released an updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report.  The report, which estimates supply and demand for each major commodity offered particularly bearish information related to cotton, while maintaining little changes for most other major commodities.  For cotton, increased estimates and stocks along with […] Read more...

August 7 Crop Progress Report

Monday, August 7th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 7th, 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 and crops are progressing quickly.  The corn crop is 91 percent dough stage, 88 percent dent, 41 percent mature, […] Read more...

July 31 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, July 31st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information July 31st, 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 and crops are progressing quickly.  The corn crop is 87 percent dough stage, 71 percent dent, and 22 percent mature. The rice […] Read more...

Agriculture and Rural Task Force Meets for Second Time

Monday, July 31st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force, which is composed of cabinet members of the Trump Administration met for the second time over a breakfast meeting at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).  The attendees focused much of their attention on discovering how to best coordinate efforts to reduce regulations, spur job creation and improve infrastructure in […] Read more...
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