Action Alerts

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue Tours Arkansas Flood Areas

Monday, May 8th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue visited Arkansas over the weekend to tour the flood damaged areas and to reassure Arkansans that the Trump Administration was prepared to assist the state in response and recovery.  The tour was led by Governor Asa Hutchinson and also joining the group were Congressman Rick Crawford, Senator […] Read more...

Cotton Council Looks for Producers for Information Trip to California

Friday, May 5th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The NCC has scheduled tour dates and locations for the 2017 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program. This season, Mid-South producers will visit California’s San Joaquin Valley on July 17-21. Interested producers should notify the Ag Council as soon as possible to be considered for nomination to participate in the trip. The deadline to apply June 16th. […] Read more...

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...
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