Action Alerts

State Plant Board Accepting Applications for Hemp Research Program

Saturday, September 29th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Plant Board approved at its September quarterly board meeting the new applications for the state’s industrial hemp research program. Applications for both growers and processors are now available online. More below: https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/industrial-hemp GROWER APPLICATION PROCESSOR APPLICATION Read more...

USDA Releases Updated Quarterly Grain Stocks Report

Saturday, September 29th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, September 28, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a new quarterly grain and oilseed stocks report. The report offered more bearish news for most commodities. More below: https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/article/2018/09/28/usda-releases-quarterly-grain-stocks http://www6.intlfcstone.com/arlan-suderman-webinar/?utm_source=PardotCampaign&utm_campaign=Webinar&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Arlan-Suderman-Webinar 9.28.2018 Quarterly Grains Stocks Report 9.28.2018 Ark Grain Stocks Report 9.28.2018 Ark Small Grains Summary   Read more...

U.S. and Japan Engaged in Trade Discussion

Thursday, September 27th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The United States and Japan announced that they will begin talks to seek a new bilateral free trade agreement. The U.S. is looking to make up for some markets potentially missed when the U.S. decided to withdraw from the multi-lateral Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  The two nations represent the largest economies of the TPP nations. The […] Read more...

Ag Hall of Fame Seeking Nominees for New Class

Thursday, September 27th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame is seeking nominees for the 2019 class. The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame was established in 1987, and it seeks to build public awareness of agriculture and honor/recognize past and current leaders who have given selflessly to the farm industry, their communities and to economic development in the state. Andrew […] Read more...

EPA Inspector General Says Section 18 Permit Process Flawed

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, September 25th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General (IG)  released a report criticizing the EPA’s practice of issuing emergency exemptions for certain pesticide uses that are beyond the product’s approved label. Such exemptions are commonly used throughout the U.S. and are most often known as Section 18 permits. The primary critique was […] Read more...
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