Action Alerts

Turner Grain Bankruptcy Lawsuits Pile Up

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In recent days several articles have emerged related to the failed grain merchandising company Turner Grain. Most of the articles released provided an update regarding the various companies involved in lawsuits against Turner Grain and related companies in an effort to reclaim funds lost due to the failure of the company.  The articles also provide […] Read more...

USDA Provides New WASDE Report

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a new World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report.  The report provides the latest economic data related to agricultural commodities, including supply and demand. The report offered some bullish information for cotton with greater demand, slightly lower production estimates and reduced stocks.However, for most major row […] Read more...

USDA Approves McLarty Capital Partners for Rural Investment Fund

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 13th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it had approved Arkansas based McLarty Capital Partners‘ plan to establish a Rural Business Investment Company (RBIC) under the USDA’s Rural Business Investment Program (RBIP).  The McLarty Capital Partners (MCP) RBIC will be the fifth RBIC that USDA has helped to initiate since the 2014 […] Read more...

USDA NASS Releases Report on Organic Farms

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 13th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new report on organic agriculture in Arkansas and the United States. The report was based on 2014 survey data that was collected in conjunction with the USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) to aid in improving insurance products for organic […] Read more...

USDA Releases New Crop Production Report

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 12th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Production Report for Arkansas. According to the report, corn cotton and rice forecasted increased production from 2015 while soybeans were forecasted down 4 percent from last year and sorghum was at the lowest production level since 2010. […] Read more...
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