Action Alerts

May 20 Crop Progress & Condition Report

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, May 20th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The latest report continues to show Arkansas as being well behind its 5 year average for the planting of all commodities, which is primarily due to excess soil moisture and […] Read more...

Pay Ranges Set for Governor’s Cabinet Under Transformation Plan

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson received legislative approval for salary ranges of the soon to be officially named cabinet level Secretaries for the 15 individuals who will serve on the cabinet under the transformed state government. The range for each position will be from $167,096 to $201,700 a year, but some are expected to be paid […] Read more...

UofA to Host Webinar on Commodity Markets

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts USDA’s 2019/20 U.S. and Global ForecastsRice, Grains, Oilseeds, and CottonWebinar: May 23rd, 2019 12:00 noon CST Rachel Trego, International Economist U.S. Department of AgricultureForeign Agricultural Service​ Connect with Computer, IPad or Smartphone by Internet or Dial-in and Listen by Phone ‌Registration Link Rachel Trego will present the new 2019/20 forecasts that USDA published on May 10 for rice, grains, […] Read more...

USDA NASS Launches 2019 Ag Resource Management Survey

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eugene Young (800) 327-2970 May 20, 2019 USDA Launches 2019 Agricultural Resource Management Survey Little Rock, AR – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is beginning to collect data from approximately 2,800 farmers and ranchers for its annual Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS). The survey looks at […] Read more...

ASU to Host Innovation Bootcamp for AgTech/Food Start Ups

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information NEWS RELEASE (May 20, 2019) Applications Open for SBA Innovation Bootcamp for Food and AgTech StartupsApplications Due June 28JONESBORO, Ark. (May 20, 2019) — AgLaunch is partnering with the Arkansas Department of Agriculture and Arkansas State University to host a week-long agri-tech bootcamp to support agriculture startup teams as part of its Small Business Administration’s Rural Innovation […] Read more...
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