Action Alerts

Rice Stewardship Initiative Receives Sustainability Award

Thursday, November 21st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Rice Stewardship Partnership Earns Top Recognition at Field to Market’s 2019 Sustainability Summit   By Carter Purcell USA RiceINDIANAPOLIS, IN — On the eve of the fifth annual Sustainable Agriculture Summit, Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture honored the USA Rice/Ducks Unlimited Rice Stewardship Partnership as the 2019 Sustainability Collaboration of the Year. Representing unparalleled collaboration […] Read more...

U.S. Reaches Agreement on Quota for Exports to Korea

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts U.S. Secures Carve-Out of Korean Market   By Peter Bachmann USA RICE WASHINGTON, DC — The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that a long-sought deal was reached between the United States and Korea for U.S.-only rice import access, referred to as a country-specific quota.  The agreement ensures that […] Read more...

MidSouth Farm and Gin Show in Memphis February 28th and 29th

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The MidSouth Farm and Gin Show will once again be held in Memphis at the Cook Convention Center February 28th and 29th. The event is a premier regional trade show that showcases many companies in the row crop agriculture industry and features informative programming for attendees. The event will be preceded by the Southern Cotton […] Read more...

Cargill Cotton Moving Back to Downtown Memphis

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Cargill Cotton plans to move its current headquarters in Cordova, Tennessee, a Memphis suburb, to downtown Memphis in spring 2020. The business has about 75 employees and will be moving to One Commerce, 40 S. Main St. More below: Read more...

USDA Irrigation and Water Management Survey Results

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) recently released the results of its 2018 Irrigation and Water Management Survey. The report showed that Arkansas ranks in the top three among states with irrigated cropland area with over 4.2 million acres irrigated, which represents 82 percent of cropland acres. More below: https://www.farmprogress.com/irrigation-systems/9-points-usda-irrigation-survey […] Read more...
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