Action Alerts

Trump Promises $15 Billion for Trade Aid to Farmers

Monday, May 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, President Trump announced that he intended to provide U.S. farmers with $15 billion in new trade aid to offset the impacts of the ongoing and escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Details of the aid plan have not been published, but U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue indicated a proposed […] Read more...

Economic Challenges for Agriculture Pile Up

Monday, May 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A U.S. House of Representatives’ Agriculture Committee hearing on May 9th focused on the topic of the economic challenges facing U.S. agriculture. It was known at the time that the challenges were significant, but they’ve grown worse by the day as the ongoing trade dispute with China has further depressed prices for most major commodities […] Read more...

May 10 Crop Production Estimates

Monday, May 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, May 10th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Production Report for Arkansas. The report highlighted wheat production, hay production and cotton production. More below:h Read more...

UofA Updates Crop Budget Estimates

Monday, May 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture recently updated information related to crop enterprise budgets. The new information provides information related to cost of production and breakeven levels for each major commodity related to estimated crop prices. The University also offers an interactive crop budget tool for producers, which allows farmers to enter their […] Read more...

Former Senator Lincoln Talks Agriculture and Trade

Monday, May 13th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Former U.S. Senator from Arkansas, Blanche Lincoln, recently joined Agri-Pulse for a podcast to discuss agriculture and trade issues with a heavy emphasis on the U.S., Mexico, Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA). Lincoln, who once chaired the Senate Agriculture Committee, continues to work in agriculture and trade policy matters through her governmental affairs consulting firm, the […] Read more...
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