Action Alerts

Trump Expresses Support for House Farm Bill

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information As the U.S. House of Representatives prepare to move the House farm bill (H.R. 2) for full consideration on the House floor, they received a nice boost of support from President Trump. The White House released a statement of administrative policy (SAP) expressing support for the measure as approved by the House Agriculture Committee. The […] Read more...

Cotton Incorporated Releases Cotton Market Information

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Cotton Incorporated recently released new economic market information highlighted economic factors impacting the cotton industry. The reports included monthly economic letter and their executive cotton update. More below: http://www.cottoninc.com/corporate/Market-Data/Executive-Cotton-Update/ http://www.cottoninc.com/corporate/Market-Data/MonthlyEconomicLetter/ Read more...

USDA Decides to Not Pursue Checkoff Program for Organic Agriculture

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced in a Federal Register notice that planned to terminate its rulemaking for an organic checkoff program. This notice halted a regulatory process that officially began nearly three years ago. More below: https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/10974-usda-to-terminate-organic-checkoff-rulemaking https://www.agweb.com/article/usda-puts-brakes-on-national-organic-checkoff/ Read more...

Ginning Cost Share Sign Up Extended to May 31

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information America’s cotton producers have now faced four years of financial stress, just like the rest of the major commodities, but with a weaker safety net. In particular, cotton producers confront high input and infrastructure costs, which leaves them more financially leveraged than most of their colleagues. That economic burden has been felt by the entire […] Read more...

2018 Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Inductees Named

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation announced the 2018 Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame inductees and recipients of its Legacy Award. Hall of Fame inductees are Jim Hinkle, Ellen Moorhead Fennell and Randy Young. Johnelle and the late J.B. Hunt will receive the Legacy honor. They will be honored at the 27th Arkansas Outdoor Hall […] Read more...
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