Action Alerts

Grow Your Exports Seminar September 27

Friday, September 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas District Export Council is hosting a seminar September 27th from 11:30am until 3:3opm in Little Rock to help Arkansas based businesses learn more about how to grow sales through exports. The education program is applicable to any business looking to learn more about how to conduct sales into international markets. The seminar will […] Read more...

Dr. Childs Examines Rice Export Markets for U.S. Industry in Recent Webinar

Friday, September 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Dr. Nathan Childs, an economist with the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture, recently participated in a webinar in which he provided insight and analysis on the U.S. rice industry and its export markets. In the report, Dr. Childs noted that Latin America represented about 80 percent of the long grain export market and […] Read more...

University of Arkansas Weed Scientists Studying Harvest Weed Seed Destructor

Friday, September 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Weed scientists with the University of Arkansas are studying new crop harvest technology designed to help control weed populations. The technology, known as the Integrated Harrington Weed Seed Destructor, was developed in Australia. The technology attaches to crop harvest machinery and is designed to destroy weed seed collected through the combine during harvest. The goal […] Read more...

Georges Inc. Reportedly in Agreement to Purchase Ozark Mountain Poultry

Thursday, September 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Two Arkansas based poultry companies are expected to combine according to news reports that Georges, Inc. has reached an agreement to purchase Ozark Mountain Poultry (OMP). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but the deal is expected to close in the 4th quarter of this year. More below: https://talkbusiness.net/2018/09/georges-inc-has-deal-in-place-to-buy-ozark-mountain-poultry/ https://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/123454/georges-inc-to-buy-ozark-mountain-poultry Read more...

Producer Sentiment Improves According to Study

Thursday, September 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Purdue University and the CME Group reports that producer sentiment has increased recently since the announcement of trade mitigation assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Sentiment has been driven to low levels in recent months due to low commodity prices and increased market uncertainty related to trade disputes. The Ag Economy Barometer is […] Read more...
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