Action Alerts

Cargill Cotton Moving Back to Downtown Memphis

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Cargill Cotton plans to move its current headquarters in Cordova, Tennessee, a Memphis suburb, to downtown Memphis in spring 2020. The business has about 75 employees and will be moving to One Commerce, 40 S. Main St. More below: Read more...

USDA Irrigation and Water Management Survey Results

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) recently released the results of its 2018 Irrigation and Water Management Survey. The report showed that Arkansas ranks in the top three among states with irrigated cropland area with over 4.2 million acres irrigated, which represents 82 percent of cropland acres. More below: https://www.farmprogress.com/irrigation-systems/9-points-usda-irrigation-survey […] Read more...

Continuing Resolution Moving Through Congress

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts With a pending deadline for approving a legislative measure appropriating funds for the federal government beyond November 21st, Congress is proceeding with another short term continuing resolution that will provide level funding for all government agencies through December 20th. The measure is expected to be approved by the House and Senate before the deadline, thus […] Read more...

Arkansas Farm Bureau Annual Convention December 4-6

Monday, November 18th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Farm Bureau will hold its 85th Annual Convention at the Downtown Marriott Hotel in Little Rock December 4th through 6th. The event will feature Governor Asa Hutchinson and American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall. The convention will also include break out sessions, policy development, and elections for officers. The meeting will be the last […] Read more...

USA Rice Receives Trade Promotion Funds

Monday, November 18th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts USA Rice Awarded $4.5M for 2020 International Promotion Activities   By Sarah Moran WASHINGTON, DC — USA Rice has been awarded $4,511,326 in Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) funding from USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) to continue marketing and promoting U.S. rice in more than 20 countries worldwide.  These funds are in addition to […] Read more...
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