Action Alerts

Legislature and DOT Plan to Provide More Transparency and Efficiency in Use of Highway Funds

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts With an important ballot measure for highway funding heading to the ballot box in November 2020, where voters will determine whether to extend the dedicated 1/2 cent sales tax for highway funding, both the General Assembly and the Department of Transportation are increasing efforts to ensure good stewardship of taxpayer funds and more transparency in […] Read more...

May 20 Crop Progress & Condition Report

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, May 20th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The latest report continues to show Arkansas as being well behind its 5 year average for the planting of all commodities, which is primarily due to excess soil moisture and […] Read more...

Pay Ranges Set for Governor’s Cabinet Under Transformation Plan

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson received legislative approval for salary ranges of the soon to be officially named cabinet level Secretaries for the 15 individuals who will serve on the cabinet under the transformed state government. The range for each position will be from $167,096 to $201,700 a year, but some are expected to be paid […] Read more...

UofA to Host Webinar on Commodity Markets

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts USDA’s 2019/20 U.S. and Global ForecastsRice, Grains, Oilseeds, and CottonWebinar: May 23rd, 2019 12:00 noon CST Rachel Trego, International Economist U.S. Department of AgricultureForeign Agricultural Service​ Connect with Computer, IPad or Smartphone by Internet or Dial-in and Listen by Phone ‌Registration Link Rachel Trego will present the new 2019/20 forecasts that USDA published on May 10 for rice, grains, […] Read more...

USDA NASS Launches 2019 Ag Resource Management Survey

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eugene Young (800) 327-2970 May 20, 2019 USDA Launches 2019 Agricultural Resource Management Survey Little Rock, AR – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is beginning to collect data from approximately 2,800 farmers and ranchers for its annual Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS). The survey looks at […] Read more...
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