Action Alerts

U.S. Ag Groups Push for USMCA

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Tuesday, June 11th, a letter from almost 1,000 agricultural associations and companies submitted a joint letter to Congress urging consideration and approval of the USMCA trade agreement, which is a replacement agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The Ag Council of Arkansas was a […] Read more...

Trump Issues Executive Order on Regulatory Framework for Biotech

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Tuesday, June 11th, President Trump issued an Executive Order related to priorities for regulations relating to research, development and commercialization of biotechnology products, particularly those in agriculture. The goal of the action is to direct regulatory agencies of the Trump administration to reduce red tape and expedite the consideration of research, development and commercialization […] Read more...

Arkansas Revenues Continue to Exceed Estimates

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The State of Arkansas continues to show signs of a strong economy as revenues continue to grow year over year and exceed estimates. Arkansas closed out its second to last month of the fiscal year, which ends June 30, with $5.269 billion collected fiscal year to date, up 4.2% compared with the same cycle in […] Read more...

Senate EPW Committee Looks at WOTUS Rule in Hearing

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Wednesday, June 12th at 9:00am CST, the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee will hold a hearing to examine the status of the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, which is currently in the process of being redeveloped by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. More […] Read more...

Trump Visits Iowa to Talk Ag and Biofuels

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts President Trump paid a visit to Iowa to promote new policy on ethanol, disaster and trade aid for farmers, and ongoing efforts to restructure trade agreements with major buyers of U.S. agricultural commodities. More below: https://bit.ly/2Zf0u8k https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2019/06/11/trump-touts-ethanol-victory-but-iowans-say-waivers-undermine-gains/1421255001/ https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2019/06/11/trump-touts-ethanol-victory-but-iowans-say-waivers-undermine-gains/1421255001 Read more...
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