Action Alerts

USDA NRCS Accepting 2019 EQIP Applications Through November 2nd

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 27, 2018 – Farmers and landowners in Arkansas have until Nov. 2, 2018, to submit applications to receive financial assistance to implement conservation activities through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for the 2018 program year.  Applicants can sign up at their local USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service field service center. A […] Read more...

October 1 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, October 1st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, October 1, 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 86 percent harvested; cotton is 99 percent open bolls and 23 percent harvested; rice is […] Read more...

USMCA is New Name for NAFTA 2.0

Monday, October 1st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information It was announced on Monday, October 1, that the United States, Mexico and Canada had signed a trade accord that is soon to become the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The agreement will be delivered to Congress and must be approved before the deal is ratified. Under Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), there will be an […] Read more...

Tax Task Force Closes In on Final Report

Monday, October 1st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Legislative Task Force for Tax Relief and Reform held additional meetings September 26th and 27th as they get closer to completing their work and providing a final recommendation to the legislature before it meets in January. The meetings helped the Task Force further refine its final proposal and begin the necessary work towards […] Read more...

CCC Lending Rates Bump Up

Monday, October 1st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for October 2018 WASHINGTON, October 1, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation, today, announced interest rates for October 2018. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for October is 2.500 percent, up from 2.375 percent in September. The interest rate for crop year […] Read more...
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