Action Alerts

Stage Set for General Assembly’s Final Weeks

Friday, March 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas General Assembly is one step closer to completing its legislative session as bill filing deadline closed on Monday, March 6th. Over 2,000 bills have been filed in the House and Senate, and the session will pick up steam in the final weeks as they look to tend to all the measures, old and […] Read more...

Arkansas Delegation Restarts Effort to Re-Examine Clean Line Project

Friday, March 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, members of Arkansas’s Congressional delegation sent a letter to newly appointed U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry urging him to review the Clean Line energy transmission project and consider allowing impacted states to determine the need for such projects. The transmission line would deliver wind sourced energy from Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas to points […] Read more...

NCC Cotton Economic Review

Friday, March 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council released on March 9th, its latest Cotton Economic Review report. The report provides the latest economic information impacting the U.S. cotton market. More below: 3.9.2017 Cotton Economic Review Read more...

Ag Council Spring Board Meeting May 12th in Forrest City

Thursday, March 9th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Ag Council of Arkansas will host its Spring Board of Directors Meeting on Friday, May 12th, in Forrest City at the East Arkansas Community College’s Performing Arts Center. The meeting will begin at 9:00am and include lunch. The program will cover a review of the Arkansas General Assembly, Washington, D.C. outlook, commodity market updates, […] Read more...

USDA Releases Rice Production Report for Arkansas

Thursday, March 9th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On March 9th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated county production report for Arkansas. The report shows rice production with acres and yield on a county by county basis in 2016 and compares those levels to 2015. The full report is linked below: 3.9.2017 USDA NASS Rice […] Read more...
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