Action Alerts

Plant Board to Meet Friday for Dicamba Discussion

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Arkansas State Plant Board pesticide committee will meet Friday, August 23rd, to begin the discussion of Arkansas’s dicamba policy for the upcoming 2020 crop year. The committee will meet again on September 10th before a full board meeting September 17th. The meetings will also cover enforcement actions related to case files. More below: https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/Ag/crops/article/2019/08/20/dicamba-injury-complaints-rise-epa […] Read more...

Tennessee Research Raises Concerns for Glyphosate Mixed with Dicamba

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts According to a recent scientific study by weed scientists with the University of Tennessee, the mixing of glyphosate with formulations of dicamba can impact pH levels and increase risk of volatility and off-target injury. The scientists indicated that pH levels are the driving risk of volatility and that certain mixtures can affect volatility levels. More […] Read more...

Arkansas Leads Southern States with Prevent Plant Acres

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts According to an Aug. 12 USDA report, this year’s prevented plant acres reported by U.S. farmers is 17.49 million acres more than reported at this time last year, and the most prevented plant acres reported since the Farm Service Agency began releasing the report in 2007. Arkansas represents 1.3 million of the total acres of […] Read more...

Perdue Declares Arkansas Counties as Disaster Areas

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue designated 44 counties as primary natural disaster areas and 24 additional counties as contiguous disaster areas. The designation provides certain assistance from the Farm Service Agency (FSA). More below: Read more...

August 19 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, August 19th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. According to the report, Arkansas farmers are entering the beginning states of harvest. Crops, on average, are in fair to excellent conditions with cotton and peanuts in the strongest condition. […] Read more...
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