Action Alerts

Plant Board to Hold Public Hearing on Dicamba Regulations November 8th

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Wednesday, November 8th, the Arkansas State Plant Board will hold a public hearing its proposed rule to impose an April 15th cut-off date for use of dicamba in crop production. The public hearing will take place at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Little Rock beginning at 9am. At this public hearing they will receive […] Read more...

Governor Hutchinson to Visit China to Explore Opportunity for Arkansas

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Governor Asa Hutchinson departs November 1st for a five-day tour of China and Japan to explore opportunities for Arkansas in the way of direct foreign investments in Arkansas and export opportunities for Arkansas goods and services. This trip represents the third time he’s traveled to China since in office. Previous trips have yielded large manufacturing […] Read more...

USDA Announces PLC Payment Rates for 2016 Rice Crop

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 30, 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced the 2016 Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payment rates for Long Grain and Medium Grain Rice. More below: http://www.arkansas-crops.com/2017/10/31/usda-announces-2016-rice-plc-payment-rates/ Read more...

Large Solar Energy Project Coming to Lake Village

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Entergy Arkansas announced that it would soon begin work on its second solar power project in East Arkansas with a new 100-megawatt project in Lake Village, Arkansas, provided it gains approval from the Arkansas Public Service Commission. This project would be the largest solar energy project in Arkansas second to Entergy’s project in Stuttgart. The […] Read more...

USDA Announces Start of Sign Up for Safety Net Programs

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, October 30th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that starting November 1, 2017, farmers with base acres enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage safety net program can enroll for the 2018 crop year. Producers who have enrolled in ARC and PLC programs in the past are reminded […] Read more...
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