Action Alerts

Ag Department Announces Upcoming Events on Dicamba and Other Plant board Activities

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Agriculture Department announced an update for consideration of new regulations proposed by the Arkansas State Plant Board.  The update included upcoming reviews of the legislature over regulations of dicamba as well as upcoming public hearings to be held by the Arkansas State Plant Board at its quarterly meeting. Ag Dept. Press Release Below: […] Read more...

UofA Extension Grower Meetings Scheduled for 2018

Monday, November 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service announced that it will hold a series of meetings for row crop producers from January through March of 2018 to offer the latest information and recommendations from the extension service.  Agronomists, economists, and other specialists with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture […] Read more...

Boozman Sends Warning Letter on NAFTA

Monday, November 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 20th, U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) led a bipartisan letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross asking the administration to conduct a robust economic analysis to evaluate how any changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would affect changes to the nation’s crop and livestock sectors. The letter was delivered as the […] Read more...

Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, November 20th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 20, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report indicated soybean harvest to be 99 percent complete, cotton harvest to be 98 percent complete, peanut harvest to be 95 percent complete, and all other major commodities to be […] Read more...

University of Arkansas Division of Ag Dedicates New Building in Fayetteville

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, November 16, the University of Arkansas dedicated the new Arkansas Agricultural Research and Extension Center.  The 54,000 square foot building, named the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences, promises to be the new standard for agricultural research and education in Arkansas. The two-story building’s two wings provide modern laboratories and workspace for Division of […] Read more...
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