Action Alerts

Agri-Pulse Highlights Regional Issues on Farm Policy

Monday, February 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Agri-Pulse recently published its third article in a series of articles related to the farm bill, and this piece highlighted the regional differences that always come into play when Congress considers the commodity and insurance titles of the farm bill. The story offers a glimpse into the legislative process of the 2014 farm bill and […] Read more...

NASS Releases New County Production Report

Monday, February 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On February 23rd, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released new county production reports for sorghum, corn, and soybeans grown in Arkansas. The report identifies production history in each county for these commodities and compares 2016 production levels to the 2015 crop year. Full reports below: 2.23.2017 Corn County Production […] Read more...

NASS Releases Crop Value Report

Monday, February 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On February 24th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new report outlining the value of agricultural crops grown in Arkansas. The report focuses on the principal field crops and compares the value of the 2016 crop to the crop from the previous year. According to the report, all […] Read more...

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission Sets Draft Rules

Friday, February 24th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission has completed a final draft of proposed rules. The rules as proposed are open for a formal 30-day public comment period beginning Monday. More below: http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/post/115730/here-are-the-draft-rules-for-medical-marijuana-dispensaries-cultivators?utm_source=enews_022417&utm_medium=email&utm_content=daily-report&utm_campaign=newsletter&enews_zone=2020 http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/public/AMMC-Final-Draft-Rules.pdf Read more...

Senate Holds First Farm Bill Hearing

Friday, February 24th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry held its first hearing in preparation for the next farm bill. The hearing was held in Manhattan, KS, home to Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS). The hearing included the following witnesses: Panel I Rep. Marshall (R-KS), the Kansas Secretary of Agriculture, and the president of Kansas State […] Read more...
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