Action Alerts

House Approves Disaster Aid Bill With Cotton Safety Net Program

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information As Congress closes out work for the year, many legislative items are moving at breakneck speed. This includes tax cuts, continuing resolution for fiscal year 2017 appropriations, and a disaster aid spending bill. The House and Senate completed work on the tax cut measure and provided a near term continuing resolution through January 19th, but […] Read more...

Former Ag Council President Mary Ann Arnold Passed Away

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Former Ag Council of Arkansas President and Mayor of Marked Tree Arkansas, Mary Ann Arnold, passed away on December 21st at 90 years of age. Arnold served as president of the Ag Council of Arkansas in 1987 and carried many other accomplishments that gained her recognition into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame and the […] Read more...

Smart Farm to Offer Product Demonstration in Jonesboro February 5th, 7th, and 9th

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Smart Farm Systems, an irrigation water management automation system developed in Arkansas, will host product demonstrations in Jonesboro in February. The demonstrations are available for anyone interested in learning more about the system. The meeting will also offer farmers interested in the technology the opportunity to discuss with Smart Farm representatives how to incorporate the […] Read more...

Ag Council Annual Meeting Preps Members for New Year

Thursday, December 21st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On December 14th and 15th board members of the Ag Council of Arkansas met in Little Rock at the Capital Hotel for the organization’s 78th annual meeting. On Thursday, the board of directors conducted a business session in which they approved updated resolutions and conducted other business items for the organization. The board also hosted […] Read more...

Plant Board to Meet January to Discuss Dicamba Regulations

Thursday, December 21st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Plant Board will meet again in January to reconsider its proposed rules related to dicamba use in 2018 after the general assembly sent the rules back to the Plant Board with instructions for considering alternative options. The pesticide committee of the plant board will meet January 3rd. The instructions set forth by […] Read more...
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