Action Alerts

Ethanol Waivers Deal Blow to Corn Market

Monday, August 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) on Friday, August 9th, announced that it would provide 31 waivers to U.S. fuel refineries allowing them to avoid renewable fuel blending requirements. The news was upsetting to ethanol proponents who say the waivers are unnecessary and damaging to the ethanol industry and destructive to corn demand, thus harming U.S. […] Read more...

USDA Releases Farm Production Expenditure Report

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, August 2nd, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a Farm Production Expenditure Report. The report highlights farm expenditures by category for various farm operations and compares those expenditures to recent years. More below: https://downloads.usda.library.cornell.edu/usda-esmis/files/qz20ss48r/5q47s089c/x920g855d/fpex0819.pdf https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Arkansas/Publications/Economic_and_Demographic_Releases/prodcost19.pdf https://www.hpj.com/ag_news/farm-production-expenditures-reach-billion-in/article_f4452a58-b796-11e9-b7d7-37bac9e71b21.html Read more...

USDA Releases Peanut Price Report

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, August 2nd, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) released a new Peanut Price Report. The report provides an overview of peanut market conditions for carious peanuts grown in the U.S. More below: https://downloads.usda.library.cornell.edu/usda-esmis/files/5t34sj58c/jm215167k/1z40m5200/pnpr3119.pdf Read more...

Trump Vows to Carry Forward Ag Trade Aid if China Issues Not Resolved

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, August 6th, President Trump declared his intent to continue into 2020 trade mitigation assistance for U.S. farmers if the ongoing trade dispute with China is not resolved. The trade tensions have increased in recent days despite ongoing negotiations between leaders of the two nations. More below: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/06/trump-promises-more-aid-for-farmers-in-2020-as-china-trade-war-drags-on.html Read more...

August 5 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, August 5th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. According to the report, cotton and peanuts continue to lead the way as far as crop conditions go with a significant majority of crop acres in good to excellent condition. […] Read more...
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