Action Alerts

UofA Highlights Soil Test Lab in New Video

Monday, March 12th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas (UofA) System’s Division of Agriculture manages a soil test laboratory in Marianna, Arkansas, that offers free soil testing for individuals and farmers seeking to better understand their soil and its needs for fertility management. The lab is funded by a fertilizer tax that was instituted by the general assembly in 1945. […] Read more...

Governor Makes Disaster Declaration for Arkansas Counties Impacted by Flood and Tornadoes

Friday, March 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2018   Governor Hutchinson Declares 14 Counties Disaster Areas   LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson has issued disaster declarations for 14 counties following severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes that began February 20, 2018, causing great damage to private property and public facilities.    “Today, I have issued a disaster […] Read more...

Arkansas Legislature Wraps Up Fiscal Session

Friday, March 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas General Assembly wrapped up work on the fiscal session on Friday, March 9th. The legislature approved its revenue stabilization act (RSA) which will provide a $5.6 billion that will fulfill the funding needs for various state agencies. The RSA closely reflects the governor’s budget proposal and includes approval for continuation of the Arkansas […] Read more...

Candidate Filings Set for 2018 Arkansas Elections

Friday, March 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The filing deadlines to participate in the 2018 election cycle have concluded. Every constitutional office will be on the ballot along with many legislative races and judicial races. The Ag Council of Arkansas Political Action Committee (AG PAC) will participate in this year’s election cycle, so we encourage Ag Council members to contribute to our […] Read more...

Bayer to Sell Vegetable Seeds While Syngenta Plans More Seed Growth

Friday, March 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Changes continue on the horizon as the seed and chemical industry mergers are leading to new businesses and new business models. Recent news related to the Bayer and Monsanto combination indicates more transfer of seed products to BASF through a sale while other news reports indicate Syngenta, which was purchased by CHemChina, intends to invest […] Read more...
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