Action Alerts

American Soybean Association CEO to Serve as #2 at USDA

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information President Trump recently nominated Steve Censky, the CEO of the American Soybean Association (ASA) for the past 21 years, to be deputy secretary of agriculture. This would make him second in command of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) managing much of the department’s operations. Censky grew up on a soybean and corn farm in Minnesota where his […] Read more...

Delta Plastics Encourages Farmers to Get Flow Rates for PipePlanner

Monday, July 17th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Delta Plastics is encouraging farmers to get irrigation well flow rates to begin the process for implementing Pipe Planner for the 2018 crop year.  They have a database (linked below) of contacts for portable flow meters that can be utilized at no cost to determine irrigation well flow rates.  Farmers looking to save water and […] Read more...

July Cotton Economic Review

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) has released its latest monthly Cotton Economic Review report. The report provides the latest economic data impacting the cotton industry, including supply, demand, and trade.  It also highlights crop condition and the latest Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) loan information. Full report below: http://files.constantcontact.com/400f333d501/1157aad6-f122-444b-b6ae-20188b17a5e3.pdf Read more...

House Appropriations Committee Advances Agriculture/Energy & Water Bill

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On July 12, the House Appropriations Committee  approved the fiscal year 2018 Agriculture Appropriations bill as well as the 2018 Energy and Water Appropriations bill. The bills are both of critical interest and importance to agriculture. The Agricultural bill totals $20 billion in discretionary funding, which is $876 million lower than the fiscal year 2017 […] Read more...

Farmer, Stan Jones, Named Game and Fish Commissioner

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Governor Asa Hutchinson announced on July 11th the appointment of farmer Stan Jones of Alicia (Lawrence County) to serve as Commissioner to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.  Jones is a fourth generation farmer, and he’s been an active participant in USDA conservation programs, and he’s an active hunter and part owner of Banded brand […] Read more...
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