Action Alerts

USDA Announces Status of Farm Bill Implementation

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, April 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the implementation status of the 2018 farm bill, which became law on December 20th of last year. Press Release USDA Update on Farm Bill Implementation Progress  (Washington, D.C., April 12, 2019)— U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the implementation status of the […] Read more...

USDA Crop Progress Report for April 15

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On April 15, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for the 2019 crop. Not surprisingly, the report indicated that Arkansas was well behind its five year average when it comes to planting due to the extreme moisture levels throughout the state. More […] Read more...

March 2019 Prospective Planting Estimates

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On March 29th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its 2019 Projected Plantings Report. The report provides estimates for crop acreage to be planted during the 2019 crop year. For Arkansas, the report estimates significant increases in corn and cotton acres and modest reductions in soybean and rice acres. Details from Arkansas’s Report: https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Arkansas/Publications/Crop_Releases/Prospective_Plantings/2019/arplant19.pdf […] Read more...

USDA Census of Agriculture Released

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On April 11th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the results of the 2017 Census of Agriculture, spanning some 6.4 million new points of information about America’s farms and ranches and those who operate them, including new data about on-farm decision making, down to the county level. More below: https://www.usda.gov/media/press-releases/2019/04/11/2017-census-agriculture-data-now-available https://www.nass.usda.gov/AgCensus/  2017 CENSUS DATA […] Read more...

USDA’s Offering New Services on Farmers.gov Portal

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced the addition of two new web-based services for farmers through its farmers.gov web portal aimed to improve service to farmers with technology. The latest services added to the website are designed to help farmers manage loans and H-2A applications. More below: USDA Launches New Farmers.gov Features to […] Read more...
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