Action Alerts

EPA Grants Label for New Dicamba Formulas

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on November 9th approved a new label for over the top application of Monsanto’s new Dicamba herbicide formulations known as  Xtendimax™ with VaporGrip™ Technology, specifically designed to have lower volatility, to control weeds in cotton and soybean plants that have been genetically engineered (GE) to resist dicamba. Additionally, there are restrictions […] Read more...

Election Results and President-elect Trump

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Donald J. Trump was elected president of the United States Tuesday, November 8th.  The election also resulted in the re-election of Arkansas’s congressional delegation as Senator John Boozman, Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Bruce Westerman, and Steve Womack, all won with comfortable margins. All are now serving in the majority party in the U.S. House […] Read more...

Crop Progress Report Shows Harvest Concluding

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 7th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report offers an update on the status and condition of the primary agricultural crops grown in Arkansas. According to this report, Arkansas harvest is almost complete. The report indicated the […] Read more...

Riceland Foods Hits $1 Billion Sales Mark for 9th Straight Year

Monday, November 7th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information At Riceland Foods annual meeting in Jonesboro on November 3rd, President and CEO Danny Kennedy announced that the farmer owned cooperative had once again exceeded the $1 billion mark in sales of rice.  The company leader also spoke about the ability to exceed national price per bushel averages for both soybeans and rice through its […] Read more...

USA Rice Monthly Economic Report

Monday, November 7th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USA Rice has made available its November edition of its monthly Rice Economic News and Analysis Document.  The report offers an update on market factors impacting the rice industry of the United States. The report focuses on supply and demand estimates, export markets, price updates, and other factors impacting the rice industry. More below: https://usarice.com/docs/default-source/government-affairs/ebrief/november-2016-ebrief.pdf?sfvrsn=2   Read more...
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