Action Alerts

Legislature Gets Into Weeds on Proposed Emergency Rule on Dicamba

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas General Assembly’s Legislative Council is currently reviewing a proposed emergency rule from the Arkansas State Plant Board to stop the sale and use of dicamba herbicide in Arkansas, and at a hearing Wednesday, July 5th, the Legislative Council approved a motion to require additional review and input from the House and Senate Agriculture […] Read more...

Cotton State Support Meeting July 19th in Marianna

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Cotton State Support Committee will meet Wednesday, July 19th, at the Lon Mann Cotton Research Station in Marianna, AR.  The meeting will begin at 9am and will offer cotton producers to review and develop key research efforts funded through check-off dollars.  The meeting is open to cotton growers, but RSVPs are required. 2017 […] Read more...

Plant Board to Vote on Emergency Rule on Dicamba

Friday, June 16th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, June 16, the Arkansas State Plant Board Pesticide Committee approved a motion to recommend to the full Board an emergency rule to stop sale and use of dicamba products. The full Board will meet Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 to consider the emergency rule. The action was in result of widespread complaints across Arkansas […] Read more...

Trump Tightens Regulations on Cuba

Friday, June 16th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, June 16, President Donald Trump made news in Miami, Florida, as he announced a change in U.S. policy towards Cuba.  Unfortunately his announced changes to U.S. policy were restrictive in nature and not intended to further expand commerce between the U.S. and Cuba.  This news was largely disheartening to agricultural interest groups who […] Read more...

Trump Makes Presidential Disaster Declaration for Arkansas

Thursday, June 15th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, June 15th, President Trump granted Governor Hutchinson’s request for a major disaster declaration for Arkansas as a result of damages from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding this spring.  This declaration currently covers individuals and households in Benton, Boone, Carroll, Clay, Faulkner, Fulton, Jackson, Lawrence, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Washington and Yell counties. More below […] Read more...
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