Action Alerts

Natural Soybean & Grain Alliance Seeks Growers for HP Soybeans

Monday, March 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Natural Soybean and Grain Alliance of Arkansas (NSGA) has notified the Ag Council that they still have available seed of the Ashlock High Protein non-gmo soybean (HP5A) for growers interested in growing the beans for premium markets. Ozark Mountain Poultry (OMP) of Arkansas has offered significant premiums for these varieties in recent years. Anyone […] Read more...

Sam Angel Named Ginner of the Year

Monday, March 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, March 3rd, at the Southern Cotton Ginners Annual Banquet in the Memphis Peabody Hotel, Sam Angel was named and honored as Ginner of the Year. Angel of Lake Village farms at Epstein Land Company and gins at Epstein Gin Company, both family businesses that have been held in the family since they settled […] Read more...

Bobby Wells and Gary Sebree Named to Ag Hall of Fame

Monday, March 6th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, March 3rd, the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame inducted 5 new members at its annual luncheon in Little Rock. In this year’s class were two well known names in the rice industry. Gary Sebree, a rice producer and long-time leader in Arkansas’s rice industry, and the late Dr. Bobby Wells, a rice researcher […] Read more...

New Herbicide Injury Database Launched by University of Arkansas

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Research and Extension Service recently launched a new online database program that provides farmers with more background information on herbicide damage so they may better manage herbicides and better understand what type of herbicide may have caused injury to crops or other plants as identified. More […] Read more...

UofA Extension Offers Rice Tips for 2017

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Research and Extension Service recently published some thoughts and tips on the upcoming 2017 rice crop. The report, which was published online by Rice Specialist Jarrod Hardke and Economist Scott Stiles, offers valuable information and insight on the new crop year. More below: http://www.arkansas-crops.com/2017/02/28/arkansas-rice-update-28-17/ Read more...
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