Action Alerts

October 10th Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 10th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report shows that harvest is complete or almost complete for many Arkansas farmers. The corn crop is 99 percent harvested, rice is 94 percent harvested, soybeans are 62 percent harvested, […] Read more...

Sunday is Deadline to Apply for LeadAR Leadership Development Program

Monday, October 9th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information This Sunday marks the final day for individuals to apply to participate in the Class 18 of the LeadAR leadership development program offered by the University of Arkansas’s Cooperative Extension Service. LeadAR is a two-year program designed to educate emerging leaders on public issues and develop their expertise in addressing critical problems facing Arkansas. The […] Read more...

Trump Administration Announces Withdrawal from Clean Power Plan

Monday, October 9th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that the Trump Administration would issue a new rule overriding the Clean Power Plan established by the Obama Administration as an effort to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. The Clean Power Plan was criticized as being beyond the legal authorities of the executive […] Read more...

Presentations from UofA Non-Point Source Water Quality Meeting Available Online

Monday, October 9th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The presentations from the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service’s Public Policy Center’s two day seminar on non-point water quality issues is now available online. The presentations, which covered a variety of state water issues and initiatives can be viewed at the link below. More below: https://www.uaex.edu/environment-nature/water/quality/policies.aspx Read more...

Feral Hog Task Force Seeks Comments on Kaput

Monday, October 9th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Agriculture Department announced on October 3rd that it is seeking public input through a new survey from the Feral Hog Eradication Task Force on the hog bait known as Kaput. The Feral Hog Task Force was established under Act 1010 of the 91st General Assembly, and they are tasked with studying the impact […] Read more...
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