Action Alerts

Trump Promotes Infrastructure Plans

Saturday, June 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The week ending June 9th was largely spent by President Trump delivering a message focused on infrastructure from aviation and surface transportation to our waterways.  The message did not entail great detail, but did indicate a drive towards fewer regulations on the development side of such projects and more public private partnerships in various infrastructure […] Read more...

June 9 WASDE Report

Saturday, June 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On June 9, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. The report offers the latest estimates for global supply and demand of major agricultural commodities. The report did not offer much change in the production estimates from last month’s WASDE, but it’s expected the June […] Read more...

Crawford & Boozman Make Final Plea on Cuba with Warning About Russia

Saturday, June 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In a final plea from Arkansas Senator John Boozman and First District Congressman Rick Crawford both submitted letters to President Trump urging him to not reverse course on Cuba policy. The letter specifically noted the progress made in recent years along with the passing of Fidel Castro, and it warned that if the U.S. withdrew […] Read more...

Plant Board Asks for Extreme Caution on Herbicides

Saturday, June 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Plant Board held its quarterly meeting this week, and much of the discussion at the meeting revolved around new herbicide technologies with an emphasis on dicamba.  The Plant Board staff provided the Board with an update on reported complaints that were escalating greatly in recent days. The symptoms identified by Plant Board […] Read more...

Ag Groups Meeting in Brinkley June 21 to Talk Taxes

Saturday, June 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Ag Council of Arkansas is co-hosting an event on June 21st in Brinkley, Ar, at the Brinkley Convention Center to discuss the newly formed legislative task force for tax policy at the Arkansas General Assembly. The meeting is open to agricultural business leaders interested in learning more about the legislative task force, which is […] Read more...
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