Action Alerts

Delta Classic Golf Tournament July 14th at Ridges at Village Creek Golf

Friday, May 5th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas Crop Soil and Environmental Sciences Department will host its annual Delta Classic golf tournament July 14th at the Ridges at Village Creek State Park between Forrest City and Wynne. The tournament is always a big hit among the agriculture community of Arkansas, and the moneys raised in the tournament go to […] Read more...

Governor Says State Agencies will Cut Expenses to Meet Projected Shortfalls

Friday, May 5th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Governor Asa Hutchinson announced recently that recent projections of revenue have led him to instruct state agencies to find $70 million in savings. The announcement came as the state reduced budget expectations for the coming year by $43 million. The governor stated that he did not believe the budget cuts would affect services or lead to layoffs. […] Read more...

General Assembly Meets for Special Session

Friday, May 5th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information While the Arkansas General Assembly had completed its primary business for the 91st General Assembly, Governor Asa Hutchinson convened a three day special session on the heels of the legislative session to address health care needs, finalize work on medical marijuana rules, make technical corrections to legislation from the session, and to establish a special reserve […] Read more...

National Ag Law Center to Host Mid-South Conference in Memphis June 8-9

Friday, May 5th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Ag Law Center is hosting its 5th annual Mid-South Ag and Environment Law Conference June 8th and 9th in Memphis, Tennessee.  The event will commence with a reception June 8th with a full agenda of presentations on the 9th. The event will focus on estate planning, legal aspects of an economically struggling industry, […] Read more...

Continuing Resolution Provides Funding to Combat Misinformation on GMOs

Friday, May 5th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Congress appropriated $3 million to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to communicate information to consumers on genetically modified organism (GMO) crops. The effort was pushed by many agricultural groups who feel that U.S. consumers are being flooded with misinformation about the food supply as it relates to GMOs, which have been proven to […] Read more...
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