Action Alerts

Arkansas Commerce Secretary Says Ruyi Textile Mill Awaiting U.S. – China Agreement

Monday, October 21st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas’s Secretary of Commerce, Mike Preston, recently visited Talk Business to talk about the Arkansas economy and economic activity related to direct foreign investment projects including the proposed Chinese led Ruyi textile mill in Forrest City. According to Preston, the textile mill project is not moving forward until there is a trade resolution between the […] Read more...

Ethanol Interest Groups Pan New Trump RFS Waiver Rule

Friday, October 18th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts A new supplemental proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) is said to fall short of expectations from the farm and renewable fuel industry groups expectations following an agreement reached at in a White House meeting October 4th. A public hearing on the proposed supplemental rule will be […] Read more...

2019 GAP Report Shows Production Needs for Future Populations

Friday, October 18th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The 2019 Global Agriculture Productivity (GAP) Report released October 16th indicated that the world agriculture production would need to see an average annual increase of 1.73% to sustainably produce enough food, feed, fiber, and bioenergy for 10 billion people in 2050. This annual increase is the amount needed to double current levels of production by the […] Read more...

U.S. – China Trade Deal Requires More Negotiations

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The “Phase 1” trade deal announced by President Trump at the White House on Friday, October 11th, will require several weeks of additional negotiations according to multiple news sources. While President Trump noted that it would take a few weeks to put the agreement in paper form, he did not indicate that further negotiations would […] Read more...

U.S. EPA Greenlights Ultra-low Gossypol Cotton Seed for Human Consumption

Monday, October 14th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, October 11th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it had approved new GMO cotton technology as safe for food consumption. The technology provides for an ultra-low gossypol cotton seed, which can be used as a protein product in food and animal feed. The approval could be a major boost to […] Read more...
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