Action Alerts

September 11 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, September 11, 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 99 percent mature, and 51 percent harvested; cotton is 72 percent open bolls; rice is […] Read more...

Cotton Council Releases Video on Contamination Prevention

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) has developed a new video series aimed at preventing contamination issues in U.S. cotton. The primary contaminant concern is related to plastics. The purpose of the video is to promote best management practices that can assist in minimizing potential for contamination. More below: https://www.cottongrower.com/cotton-news/ncc-educational-video-to-help-prevent-plastic-contamination/?utm_source=realmagnet&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=cgenews+09112018&utm_content=Andrew.Grobmyer@agcouncil.net Read more...

U.S. Officials Point to Russia as Prime Suspect in Cuba Attacks

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. intelligence agencies investigating mysterious “sonic” attacks on U.S. officials in Cuba and China have reportedly identified Russia as the primary suspect. The finding comes as a result of lengthy investigations that is said to include communication intercepts by U.S. intelligence agencies that provide additional evidence that point to Russia. The attacks against the United […] Read more...

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Introduces Tax Cuts 2.0

Monday, September 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, September 10, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced new legislation in the form of three bills that would provide additional tax cuts to compliment the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act approved last year. The measures were considered and approved by the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday, September […] Read more...

UofA Researches Recognized for Gene Editing Research Efforts

Monday, September 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Researchers from the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture have been recognized for ongoing scientific discovery in the field of gene editing in rice. Dr. Vibha Srivastava, a professor of crop, soil and environmental sciences for the Division of Agriculture, is experimenting with gene editing as a tool that may one day assist conventional […] Read more...
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