Action Alerts

Senate Approves Tax Reform Measure

Monday, December 4th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Saturday, December 2, the U.S. Senate approved its own version of tax reform with a vote of 51-49.  The Senate version has several similarities with the tax reform bill already passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, but it contains some specific differences. The two bodies will negotiate their differences in a Conference Committee […] Read more...

Public Service Commission Hears Public Comment on Net Metering Rules

Friday, December 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Public Service Commission (PSC) heard public comment on November 30th on a potential rule for how utility companies compensate individuals and businesses who provide surplus power to the electric grid from sources like solar.  The issue has gained interest in agriculture as farms and other agriculture businesses have adopted more solar power systems […] Read more...

Marvin Hare Recognized at Arkansas Waterfowler Hall of Fame

Friday, December 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Marvin Hare, a farmer from Newport, was recently awarded the Conservation Champion Award at the 2017 Waterfowler Hall of Fame Banquet. Marvin and his daughter Jennifer have both been recognized this year for their extraordinary conservation activities. Jennifer, who serves as a Board of Director to the Ag Council was named Conservationist of the Year by […] Read more...

Speculation Rises on Senator Cotton’s Potential Move to CIA

Friday, December 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Speculation is rising that U.S. Senator Tom Cotton may move from the Senate to Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).  Rumors have swirled about this possibility for several weeks as it became more evident that President Trump would replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.  These moves have not been […] Read more...

Soil Health & Water Management Conference Set for December 12-13 in North Little Rock

Friday, December 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Soil Health Alliance would like to invite you to join them at the Wyndham Hotel in North Little Rock on December 12 & 13, 2017 for their 5th Annual Southern Agriculture Soil Health and Water Management Training Conference.  As you will see from the agenda it will include a tour of the Bevis […] Read more...
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