Action Alerts

Arkansas Crop Management Conference January 17-19

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The annual Arkansas Crop Management Conference will be held in North Little Rock at the Wyndham Hotel on January 17-19. The conference is designed to promote the discussion, dissemination, and exchange of ideas related to crop protection products and their use. This conference is a great opportunity for participants to develop or continue relationships essential to your business success […] Read more...

US Files Another WTO Case Against China on Ag

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On December 15th, the United States officially filed a new trade enforcement case at the World Trade Organization (WTO) against China for its government’s tariff-rate quota (TRQ) programs for rice, wheat and corn. The complaint filed by the United States Trade Representative accuses China of breaching WTO commitments and undermining American ag exports. The complaint states that China has failed […] Read more...

Trump Names Trade Representative, Purdue Projected for Ag Secretary

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information President-elect Donald J. Trump announced on Tuesday his choice as top trade representative. He nominated lawyer Robert Lighthizer as U.S. trade representative. Lighthizer is an experienced trade official who served as deputy USTR under President Ronald Reagan. Also in the final list of nominees is Secretary of Agriculture, and the latest rumors point to Sonny […] Read more...

Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame Announces New Class

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame announced on Tuesday the names of five people who will be inducted into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame this year.  They will join 153 others in the 29 year old Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held over a luncheon on March 3rd at the Embassy Suites Hotel in […] Read more...

Higginbothom Takes Helm at Ag Council

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, In The News, Membership Information, Press Releases PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release | Tuesday, January 3, 2017 West Higginbothom Named President of Agricultural Council of Arkansas Marianna Native Brings D.C. Experience and Arkansas Leadership to Ag Council LITTLE ROCK-  West Higginbothom of Marianna, Arkansas, was recently elected by the board of directors of the Agricultural Council of Arkansas to serve as President […] Read more...
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