Action Alerts

DTN Fertilizer Market Outlook Information

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Earlier in October DTN published a new report that provides an economic outlook for several major agricultural fertilizers. The report offers updates on supply and demand as well as production and price estimates today and into the future. DTN Fertilizer Outlook: DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Ammonia Down; Urea Stronger; Dealers Slow to Buy UAN Read more...

Governor Visits China in Hopes of Finding Business Opportunities

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson departed for China on Saturday, October 15th, for a weeklong visit to China where he is looking to find business opportunities for Arkansas companies and job opportunities for Arkansans. Prior to his departure, the Governor held a press conference in which he stated some of his primary goals of the trip. […] Read more...

Stuttgart Area Farmers Featured in National Video Highlighting Ag Tech

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, In The News, Membership Information Several Arkansas rice farmers, including members of the Ag Council, were highlighted in a new video about the impact technology is having on agriculture, particularly as it relates to water utilized in agriculture. Much of the video featured equipment from John Deere and included commentary from Greg Peterson, host of Machinery Pete TV. The full video […] Read more...

Cuban Farmers Visit Arkansas & Meet Rice Farmers

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information This week, a group of Cuban farmers are visiting Arkansas to learn more about agriculture and business in Arkansas in a cultural exchange led by Winrock International. The visit represents the first official visit of Cuban farmers to the U.S. since the enactment of the Cuban embargo nearly 60 years ago.  Ag Council of Arkansas […] Read more...

University of Illinois Produces Report on ARC Payments for Corn, Soybeans & Wheat

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Illinois released a new report on October 18th that indicated what county Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) program payments would be for the 2015 crop year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) has released 2015 county yields and is now making payments on the ARC – County Coverage program […] Read more...
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