Action Alerts

Indigo Ag Announces 700 Jobs Coming to Memphis

Thursday, December 13th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Indigo Ag, a new, up and coming agriculture company, made an announcement of a significant investment in the Mid-South on Wednesday, December 12th, when they stated that they would invest in a new home office and hire up to 700 workers in the next three years. Indigo Ag offers a variety of products and services […] Read more...

China Makes First Soybean Purchase Post Trade War Truce

Thursday, December 13th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Wednesday, December 12th, several news outlets reported that China had made significant soybean purchases from the United States. The purchases are the first to take place since the U.S. and China agreed to a cease fire in the tariff war when they met in Buenos Aires at the G-20. The news was welcome to […] Read more...

Hemp Provision in Farm Bill Could Boost Industry

Thursday, December 13th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A provision included in the 2018 farm bill would affirmatively legalize industrial hemp, which could be a boon to state’s like Arkansas that are in the process of developing industrial hemp industries through commercial research programs. The McConnell provision amends the Controlled Substances Act, which states that CBD derived from hemp is considered a controlled […] Read more...

Farm Bill Sails Through Congress to President’s Desk

Thursday, December 13th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On the week of December 10th, the farm bill conference report rapidly moved through the House and Senate receiving broad bipartisan support in both chambers. The measure was approved in the U.S. Senate with a vote of 87-13 and in the U.S. House with a vote of 369-47. The only member of the Arkansas Congressional […] Read more...

USDA NRCS Arkansas Accepting EQIP Applications Until January 11

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Release No.: 121018-01 Contact: Reginald Jackson, State Public Affairs Specialist (501) 301-3133(w) 501-352-7761(c) reginald.jackson@ar.usda.gov USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Accepting 2019 EQIP Applications through Jan. 11, 2019 LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 10, 2018 – Farmers and landowners in Arkansas have until Jan. 11, 2019, to submit applications to receive financial assistance to implement conservation activities through […] Read more...
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