Action Alerts

Ag Council Annual Board of Directors Meeting Set for December 13-14

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Ag Council of Arkansas will hold its Annual Board of Directors Meeting December 13-14 (Thursday/Friday) in Little Rock at the Capital Hotel.  The two day event will include business meetings of Ag Council board members from 2:00pm until 4:00pm and a meeting of the Ag Comp Self Insurer Fund Board of Directors from 4:00pm […] Read more...

Ag Council Summer Meeting Held in Wilson

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 14, the Ag Council of Arkansas held its Summer Board of Directors Meeting in Wilson, Arkansas. The meeting provided attendees with updates on policy matters, new information on business opportunities, and the ability to network and visit with agricultural leaders across the state. In addition, board members held an executive session where they […] Read more...

Wheat Genome Fully Mapped

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In a major breakthrough in science and crop genetics, scientists with Kansas State University and the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium announced that they’d fully cracked the complete genome of bread wheat. The discovery took 13 years of work among over 200 scientists, 73 research institutions from 20 nations at a cost of more than […] Read more...

EPA Decision on Dicamba Looms

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to soon make a decision on its provisional label for dicamba herbicides available for in crop use on dicamba tolerant crops. Three formulations (Engenia, Extendimax, and Fexapan) were granted provisional labels for two years, and the labels were amended after the first year due to concerns related to […] Read more...

August 20 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, August 20th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, August 20, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn is 100 percent dough, 97 percent dent and 77 percent mature, cotton is 14 percent open […] Read more...
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