Action Alerts

Monsanto Makes New Plea to Arkansas Court for Elimination of Plant Board Rules

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, November 17, Monsanto issued another plea to an Arkansas judge seeking to halt the State Plant Board’s latest regulation that would place a ban on use of dicamba from April 16 through October 31.  The regulation is expected to go before the legislature for final consideration next month. More below: http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/119693/monsanto-asks-arkansas-judge-to-halt-herbicide-ban?utm_source=enews_111717&utm_medium=email&utm_content=agriculture-news&utm_campaign=newsletter&enews_zone=3821   Read more...

Cotton Incorporated Monthly Economic Report

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The November Cotton Incorporated Monthly Economic Report is now available online.  The report offers news and information related to the cotton market, including supply and demand estimates and numbers related to world production and trade. More below: http://www.cottoninc.com/corporate/Market-Data/MonthlyEconomicLetter/?utm_source=bronto&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Monthly+Economic+Letter&utm_content=andrew.grobmyer@agcouncil.net&utm_campaign=Monthly+Economic+Letter+-+November++2017 Read more...

New Water Research Center Open in Mississippi

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Center is now open in Stoneville, Mississippi.  The Center, which will be known as the Delta Water Center or the Mississippi River Alluvial Aquifer Water Research Center, will focus on research in the area of water in the region.  It will be jointly operated by […] Read more...

Secretary Perdue Makes Moves at USDA

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 14, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue issued a memorandum announcing several reorganization moves within the agency. The memo is a move to implement some reorganization plans proposed earlier in the year in an effort to increase efficiency and to reduce redundancy and duplication. More below: https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/10226-perdue-issues-sweeping-reorganization-memo https://www.agri-pulse.com/ext/resources/pdfs/s/e/c/Secretary-Memorandum-111517.pdf   Read more...

House Approves Tax Reform Measure

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, November 16th, the U.S. House of Representatives approved its tax reform bill with a vote of 227-207.  On the opposite end of the Capitol, the Senate Finance Committee approved its own tax reform measure, which is expected to come to the full Senate after the Thanksgiving holiday. If the Senate is able to […] Read more...
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