Action Alerts

President Unveils Tax Reform Plan

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Wednesday, April 25th, President Trump unveiled an outline of his tax reform plan that included modifications to the tax rate structure of individual income taxes and significant reductions to corporate income taxes. The plan is also reported to eliminate multiple deductions in the internal revenue code.  The plan is being touted as the largest […] Read more...

Cotton Incorporated Seeks Hall of Fame Nominees

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Cotton Incorporated is looking for new nominees to be inducted into the Cotton Research and Promotion Hall of Fame.  The Hall of Fame was launched in 2014, and nominees are provided by certified producer and importer organizations.  Recent classes have recognized Dr. Fred Borland and William “Bill” Baxter of Arkansas. If interested in submitting a nominee […] Read more...

Trump Issues Agriculture Executive Order

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, April 25th, Donald Trump alongside his new Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue issued a new executive order related to agriculture.  The order would terminate the Rural Council from President Obama’s Administration and establish a new working task force designed to develop policies to benefit agriculture and provide rural prosperity. The task force would also review […] Read more...

Former 4th District Congressman Jay Dickey Dies

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Former Arkansas 4th District Congressman Jay Dickey died at age 77 on Thursday, April 20th, after a bout with Parkinson’s disease. Dickey served Arkansas’s 4th Congressional district from 1992 until 2000. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 28, from 5-8 p.m. at the Pine Bluff Country Club, 1100 West 46th, Pine Bluff. Funeral services […] Read more...

Senate Confirms Perdue for Ag Secretary

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, April 24th, the U.S. Senate officially confirmed former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to be Secretary of Agriculture. The vote of 87-11 makes his position over the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) official. He will begin his work Tuesday at the White House where he and President Trump will announce the establishment of an […] Read more...
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