Action Alerts

New Draft WOTUS Rule Open for Public Comment

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On February 14th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published its new draft Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. The proposed rule is currently open for a 60 day public comment period that closes April 15th. More below: https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/11918-wotus-commenters-struggle-to https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/02/14/2019-00791/revised-definition-of-waters-of-the-united-states Read more...

U.S. and China Trade Talks Continue for Third Consecutive Week

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts This week, trade negotiators from the United States and China will continue their discussions in Washington. Negotiators have held high level discussions for three straight weeks in both countries. With a deadline for additional tariffs scheduled to go into effect March 1, there is a sense of urgency from both countries to seek an agreement […] Read more...

Congress Reaches Deal to Avert Shutdown

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Thursday, February 14th, the U.S. House and U.S. Senate approved a spending agreement for the remainder of the 2019 fiscal year. The measure was quickly signed by President Trump. It will allow for several federal government agencies to continue operations through September 30th. While the spending measure did not include the funding sought by […] Read more...

USDA NASS Seeks Participation in Surveys

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eugene Young  Feb. 15, 2019 (800) 327-2970 USDA TO SURVEY FARMERS’ PLANTING INTENTIONS FOR 2019 Little Rock, AR– What is on the horizon for U.S. farmers in 2019 as they finalize plans for planting this spring? The March Agricultural Survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service […] Read more...

Upcoming UofA Ag Webinars

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Webinar: February 21, 2019 – 3:00 PM CSTGlobal Economy, Trade and Mother NatureDriving Agricultural MarketsDr. Terry Barr, Senior DirectorCoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division“Nationally Recognized Authority” U.S. and Global Market and Trade OutlookAgricultural Financial Outlook Registration Link Connect with Computer, IPad or Smartphone by Internet or Dial-in and Listen by Phone Agriculture and rural America will face significant challenges […] Read more...
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