Action Alerts

Downtown Little Rock Unveils New Mural Supporting Arkansas Rice

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, October 30th, the Arkansas rice industry unveiled a new mural in downtown Little Rock on Main Street in an effort to raise awareness and support for the rice industry of Arkansas. Arkansas Rice Industry Unveils New Mural on Main Street Public Art Coordinated in Conjunction with Downtown Little Rock Partnership Little Rock, AR […] Read more...

Governor Proclaims November as Soybean Month

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 30th, Governor Asa Hutchinson issued a state proclamation making November Arkansas Soybean Month. The announcement, which was made with the Arkansas Soybean Research and Promotion Board is an effort to recognize the soybean industry and soybean farmers in Arkansas and their economic contributions to the state. More below: November Dedicated to Largest Row […] Read more...

Scott Agri to Offer Crop Marketing Education Seminars

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Scott Agri, an Ag Council of Arkansas sponsor and an Arkansas based crop marketing service company, is offering free crop marketing seminars in January across the East Arkansas. The seminars will be offered from January 16th through January 29th in various locations, including England, Newport, Jonesboro, Osceola, and Dumas. Meetings are open to anyone wishing […] Read more...

October 30th Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 30th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report shows that harvest is complete or almost complete for many Arkansas farmers. The corn crop is 100 percent harvested, rice is 97 percent harvested, soybeans are 89 percent harvested, […] Read more...

New Farmworker Bill Narrowly Approved by House Committee

Friday, October 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 25th, the House Judiciary Committee approved by a 17-16 vote a bill to create a new agricultural guestworker program for America’s farmers and ranchers. The Agricultural Guestworker Act (AG Act H.R. 4092), authored by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Goodlatte (R-VA), would replace the H-2A guest worker program with a new H-2C program to be […] Read more...
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