Action Alerts

EPA Releases New WOTUS Rule

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, December 11th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in partnership with the Department of the Army (Corps of Engineers) released a new rule regarding the definition of Waters of the United States (WOTUS) for purposes of compliance and enforcement of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Unlike the 2015 definition of WOTUS, this new […] Read more...

Arkansas Soil and Water Conference

Monday, December 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The 20th annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference and Expo will address the latest issues and trends in soil and water conservation. This year’s event is scheduled for Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at Arkansas State University. More below on the conference, including registration information. More below: https://www.astate.edu/college/agriculture-and-technology/outreach-programs/arkansas-soil-and-water-education-conference/thank-you/index.dot Read more...

New WOTUS Rule Expected this Week

Monday, December 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to publish a new rule regarding the regulation of Waters of the United States (WOTUS) this week. It is widely expected that the definition of WOTUS will be far less ambiguous than the rule established by the previous administration. The EPA has made it known that they intended […] Read more...

Congress is Expected to Take Up Farm Bill This Week

Monday, December 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The farm bill conference report is expected to be officially filed by Tuesday, December 11th, and quickly go before the House and Senate for consideration. The bill currently has the support of the key principals of the farm bill conference, the House and Senate Ag Committee Chairmen and Ranking Members. If things do move quickly, […] Read more...

Bayer Makes Adjustments Post Merger

Friday, December 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Bayer, the parent company to Bayer Crop Science, which recently acquired Monsanto, recently announced several changes from management. Included in these changes were plans to cut 12,000 jobs and to shed several lines of businesses and brands. More below: https://www.wsj.com/articles/bayer-plans-to-sell-brands-including-coppertone-and-dr-scholl-1543500418?mod=article_inline https://www.wsj.com/articles/bayer-lays-out-plans-in-hopes-of-easing-investor-headaches-1544020346 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-bayer-outlook-idUSKBN1O40XP https://www.reuters.com/article/us-bayer-monsanto-jobs/bayers-german-workers-mostly-spared-from-monsanto-related-job-cuts-labor-boss-idUSKBN1O61GD Read more...
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