Action Alerts

UofA Winter Production Meeting Schedule Announced

Monday, January 7th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The University of Arkansas System’s Cooperative Extension Service announced its schedule for their winter production meetings, which are aimed at assisting Arkansas producers. The meetings will be held across the state in January and February. The meetings will offer the latest research and verification findings of the University researchers and the opportunity for producers to […] Read more...

Public Comment Period for Plant Board Dicamba Rule Now Open

Monday, January 7th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Monday, January 7th, marked the first day in a 30 day public comment window for draft regulations by the Arkansas State Plant Board for the use of dicamba in Arkansas this crop year. Following the 30 day comment period, the State Plant Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed rule at 9:00am on […] Read more...

Cotton Board Still Has Availability for Cotton Producer Tour

Monday, January 7th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Cotton Board has a few slots open for the 2019 Cotton Incorporated Headquarters Tours – February 17-19 and March 24-26.  These tours, at no cost to cotton producers, include trips to visit North Carolina to tour the headquarters of Cotton Incorporated where producers can learn more about the important research and promotion efforts on […] Read more...

Farm Bill Now Law with President’s Signature

Monday, January 7th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Farm Bill was signed into law on December 20th by President Donald Trump. On the week of December 10th, the farm bill conference report rapidly moved through the House and Senate receiving broad bipartisan support in both chambers. The measure was approved in the U.S. Senate with a vote of 87-13 and in the U.S. House […] Read more...

Arkansas Honors New Enrollees in Century Farm Program

Monday, January 7th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts In December, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture and Governor Asa Hutchinson held a ceremony in the Arkansas State Capitol to recognize a new class of “Century Farms,” those farms that can verify that they’ve stayed in the same family over 100 years. The 2018 class, which was inducted on December 19th, included 42 family farms. […] Read more...
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