Action Alerts

House Appropriations Committee Advances Agriculture Spending Bill

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Tuesday, June 4th, the House Appropriations Committee marked up and approved its fiscal year 2020 agriculture appropriations bill that provides operating funds for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The bill provides $24.3 billion and ignores the president’s budget proposal, which called for a cut of 15% […] Read more...

Nathan Reed Recognized as 40 Under 40

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Ag Council of Arkansas Board of Director Member Nathan Reed of Marianna was recently recognized by Arkansas Business as a member of the 2019 40 Under 40 list. The annual list intends to recognize leaders in business and policy across the state. In addition to his leadership role at the Ag Council, Reed also serves […] Read more...

Arkansas Rice Producers Have Opportunity for CSP for Water Stewardship

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Rice producers in 30 Arkansas counties in the Mid-South Graduated Water Stewardship Program Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project area have until June 28, 2019, to apply for funding through the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). This special RCPP CSP sign-up is targeted for rice production acreage in Randolph, Clay, Lawrence, Greene, Independence, Craighead, […] Read more...

Annual Midsouth Ag Law Conference June 6-7 in Memphis

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Ag Law Center, which is based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, will host the 6th Annual Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference in Memphis, Tennessee, at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. The conference will cover a broad range of relevant legal subject matters affecting the agriculture and environment. More below: Read more...

UofA Creates Mobile Friendly Insecticide Database

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Producers, agricultural agents and consultants will now have access to a comprehensive database of insecticide information at their fingertips, with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s launch of a mobile-device-friendly version of the invaluable MP-144, also known as “Insecticide Recommendations for Arkansas.” More below: https://www.uaex.edu/media-resources/news/may2019/05-31-2019-Ark-mobile-friendly-MP-144.aspx https://mp144.uaex.edu Read more...
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