Action Alerts

Jett Becomes Third to Switch Parties in Arkansas Since Election

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information State Representative Joe Jett of Success, Arkansas, became the third member of the Arkansas House to switch parties from democrat to republican since the November election.  He followed similar actions by Representative Jeff Wardlaw and Representative David Hillman in the days following the November election.  The party changes takes the republican majority in the House […] Read more...

Trump Update on Nominations

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information President-elect Trump has nominated several individuals to serve in various roles in his cabinet and in other important appointed positions in his administration.  These names will continue to stack up in the coming weeks leading up to his inauguration and swearing in on January 20th.  Several posts related to agriculture have been filled, but some […] Read more...

Bill Baxter Inducted in Cotton Research & Promotion Hall of Fame

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Cotton Incorporated formally inducted the 2016 class of the Cotton Research and Promotion Hall of Fame at their annual meeting in New Orleans December 6th – 8th.  Included in the 2016 class is Mr. Bill Baxter of Dumas, Arkansas.  Mr. Baxter is a past president of the Ag Council and has served in a variety […] Read more...

Sebree Honored at USA Rice Outlook Conference

Monday, December 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Rice farmer Gary Sebree, of Almyra, was honored with the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award at the USA Rice Outlook Conference in Memphis on December 8th. Sebree, an Ag Council of Arkansas member, has served as chairman of both the Arkansas Farmers organization and the Arkansas Rice Federation, and he’s served as chairman of the board […] Read more...

ASU Agribusiness Conference February 8

Monday, December 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas: Agribusiness Conference, Jonesboro, Feb. 8 The Arkansas State University (ASU) Annual Agribusiness Conference will be held at the ASU Convocation Center on Wednesday, February 8th.  The program will focus on the agricultural economy, the impact of the 2016 election, agricultural policy and strategy for the next farm bill, and the outlook for commodity, credit and […] Read more...
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