Action Alerts

Farm Bill Conferees Schedule Tentative Date for Conference Meeting

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 22, the principal farm bill negotiators from the House and Senate announced that there was tentative agreement among farm bill conferees to hold its first conference committee meeting on the bill September 5th. The meeting will begin at 9:30 am. The current law is scheduled to expire on October 1. Arkansas will have […] Read more...

New Book from UofA Features Arkansas Images from Great Depression Era

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information From UofA Press Services: https://news.uark.edu/articles/42508/new-ua-press-book-collects-rarely-seen-images-from-depression-era-arkansas It’s All Done Gone: Arkansas Photographs from the Farm Security Administration Collection, 1935—1943 (cloth, $39.95), by Patsy G. Watkins, has been released by the University of Arkansas Press. This new book includes approximately 200 photos from the Farm Security Administration that were taken in Arkansas. Photographers for the FSA captured […] Read more...

Arkansas Business Features Helena Biofuel Company SolFuels

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Business recently featured Helena, Arkansas’s Solfuels USA biodiesel facility in a recent publication focused on the chemistry industry. The facility in Helena currently employs 35 and it continues to expand its production. The article indicated that the facility had the capacity to produce 40 million gallons annually, and that it is currently operating at […] Read more...

Arkansas Hosts First Ag Tech and The Law Conference

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Wednesday and Thursday, August 15-16, the National Agricultural Law Center hosted its first ever Ag Tech and The Law Conference in Little Rock. The two day seminar focused on legal issues facing the agriculture industry as it relates to new and emerging technologies in agriculture. The seminar was attended by representatives across the country […] Read more...

Bayer Takes Over Monsanto

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, August 16, Bayer officially met all requirements to begin its takeover and integration of Monsanto into Bayer. The final step was the completion of the sale of much of Bayer’s seed technology portfolio, which was primarily purchased by BASF. In the coming weeks, Bayer will work to integrate personnel, products and services into […] Read more...
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