Action Alerts

King Promoted at Farm Bureau

Thursday, June 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Farm Bureau has promoted Matt King to Director for Public Affairs and Governmental Affairs where he will cover federal issues on behalf of the organization while also assisting on state affairs. King previously served as director of market information and economics and served as program administer for commodity promotion boards, including the Soybean Research […] Read more...

June 4 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Thursday, June 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, June 4th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report showed that Arkansas farmers were near the end of the planting season with 100 percent of corn, cotton, peanuts and rice planted and over 90 percent of soybean […] Read more...

Plant Board Denies New Grower Petition for Dicamba Use

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, June 5th, the Arkansas State Plant Board met to consider a petition from several Arkansas farmers seeking to convince the Plant Board to initiate a new rule making to allow for the use of dicamba through June 25th. The Plant Board heard from petitioners who pled with the board for a change of […] Read more...

UofA Hosts Seminar on Drones

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, June 7th, the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service hosted a webinar presentation on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and agriculture. This presentation served as a fast orientation to world of drones and how to use them in agricultural operations. This quick overview was designed to help farmers understand how […] Read more...

Bayer Set to Complete Monsanto Takeover Thursday

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Bayer acquisition of Monsanto is set to officially close on Thursday, June 7th, following official approval by the U.S. Department of Justice. The companies will begin to integrate towards the end of the month. As part of the deal, Bayer must divest $9 billion of its business products and services, many of which will […] Read more...
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