Action Alerts

Greenway Equipment Acquires Maus Implement

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, October 7th, it was announced that Greenway Equipment had closed its purchase of Maus Implement Co. in Arkansas, further expanding the reach of the John Deere dealership throughout Arkansas. With the closing of the deal, Greenway now has a dealership network of 31 stores throughout Arkansas and Missouri. 2019 was the 75th anniversary […] Read more...

McConnell Calls for USMCA and China Deals

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts In a televised interview with CNBC on Monday, September 30th, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell (R-KY), expressed a strong desire to see the completion of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA) in Congress and a finalized trade deal between the U.S. and China. In his interview, he noted the importance of these trade issues to […] Read more...

U.S. Hemp Industry Facing Processing Bottleneck

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts As the United States moves into harvesting of its first large scale hemp crop, concern is growing for the ability of the processing sector to consume the supply developed. In Arkansas, the Arkansas Agriculture Department has issued roughly 30 grow licenses and 12 processor licenses. It’s not clear whether Arkansas has the processing capacity to […] Read more...

Following WTO Case Win, U.S. to Implement Tariffs on E.U. Imports

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced on October 3rd that the U.S. would implement new tariffs on several imports from European Union (E.U.) nations, including many agricultural products. The action comes on the heels of the U.S. winning a major and long running case with the World Trade Organization (WTO) related to subsidies for European […] Read more...

Relocation of USDA Agencies Said to be Affecting Research

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The relocation of staff and resources of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the Economic Research Service from the nation’s capital to Kansas City is said to be affecting the release of research reports. Staff at both agencies reportedly dropped by nearly 75 percent during the relocation, […] Read more...
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