Action Alerts

DRA Invests $26 Million in Arkansas for Economic Development

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, November 28th, the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) announced with Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson that they were partnering with Arkansas for economic development by investing $26 million in various projects.  Most projects partner with communities in the Delta counties to invest in infrastructure, education, job creation and economic development efforts. Established in 2000 by […] Read more...

PECO Growing in Northeast Arkansas

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Much to the delight of residents of Northeast Arkansas, including row crop farmers, a growing poultry industry led by PECO Foods of Alabama is creating economic opportunities. An integrated poultry system is developing in the area around Corning and Pocahontas, Arkansas, and it’s led to the development of feed mill operations, poultry growers, processing facilities […] Read more...

Fidel Castro Death May Not Change Much

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Former Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro passed away on November 25th, and his passing has drawn interesting reactions from public officials. While many previously believed that thing would change between the United States and Cuba following the death of Fidel Castro, that may not be the case today. This is mostly due to the fact that […] Read more...

USDA Releases New Crop Progress Report

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 21st, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. With harvest of the 2016 crop complete, the latest report offered an update on the status and condition of the 2017 wheat crop, which is 97 percent planted according to the […] Read more...

Soil, Water, Cover Crop Conference in Jonesboro Dec. 13-14

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information News release from Arkansas office of USDA NRCS: Southern Agricultural Cover Crops, Soil Health, and Water Management Conference to be held December 13 – 14 in Jonesboro October 17, 2016, Little Rock, AR – Farmers across Arkansas and from across the country are invited to the Southern Agricultural Cover Crops, Soil Health and Water Management Conference December […] Read more...
OUR SPONSORS: