Action Alerts

USDA Holds 93rd Annual Outlook Forum

Monday, February 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) held its 93rd annual Outlook Forum in Virginia on February 23-24. The event offered a comprehensive outlook for U.S. and world agriculture with several presentations related to policy, economic issues, and other factors that impact the future of agriculture. The public program and its presentations are available for review […] Read more...

Collin Peterson Talks Farm Policy with Agri-Pulse

Monday, February 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D-MN) recently sat down for an audio interview with Agri-Pulse where he discussed the upcoming reauthorization of the 2014 farm bill. Much of his focus was on what his priorities and hopes were for the new farm bill. He also addressed other issues related to agriculture, including trade, […] Read more...

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...
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