Action Alerts

China Ag Buys Far From Certain

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts While President Trump announced in the Oval Office that a “Phase 1” deal with China was reached, the follow through of the agreement is slow moving at best. The agreement was said to include significant increases in purchases of U.S. agricultural commodities, but those purchases don’t seem to be imminent. And, the announced agreement has […] Read more...

Cotton Farmers Encouraged to Register and Participate in U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The National Cotton Council (NCC) is now actively encouraging U.S. cotton producers to register and activate their self assessment under the newly launched U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, which is a U.S. cotton industry led initiative to meet cotton’s customers’ sustainability goals by validating that U.S. cotton is the most responsibly produced cotton in the world […] Read more...

Downtown on the Farm a BIG Hit

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Sunday, October 27th, Downtown Little Rock held its first Downtown on the Farm event along the Arkansas River between the River Market and the Riverfront Amphitheater. The event, a cooperative partnership between Arkansas Rice, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership, and other sponsor partners, including the Ag Council, was a big hit. Over 4,000 people […] Read more...

USDA Mailing Ballots for FSA County Committee Elections

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, October 28th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it will mail ballots on November 4 to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee elections. To be counted, ballots must be returned to the local FSA county office or postmarked by December 2. County […] Read more...

Nufarm Announces New Manufacturing Facility in Mississippi

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Nufarm, an Australian based agricultural chemical company, recently announced plans to build a $20 million, 140,500 square foot formulation and packaging facility in Greenville, Mississippi. The 16 acre site is being designed to better serve and meet the needs of their U.S. customers. The company holds more than 2,100 product registrations, and markets products in […] Read more...
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