Action Alerts

Trump Threatens to Raise Tariffs on China

Monday, May 6th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Sunday, May 5th, President Trump threatened to increase tariffs on certain Chinese imports from 10% to 25% beginning this Friday. The announcement came at a time in which many were expecting a deal was on the near horizon. The latest action in the ongoing talks startled the markets and may mark a setback to […] Read more...

Davos on the Delta to Focus on Technology and Food Trends in Agriculture

Friday, May 3rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Davos on the Delta, a gathering of thinkers, innovators, and investors, will conduct its third event in Memphis from May 13-16. The event aims to stimulate discussion around innovative ideas that intend to shape the future of technology and food in agriculture. More below: https://davosonthedelta.com/request-an-invite/#.XMyuui_MygQ Read more...

USDA Announces Finalists for NIFA & ERS Relocation Sites

Friday, May 3rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, May 3rd, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue listed the finalists in the running for the relocation of the Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA), two USDA agencies he’s planned to move outside of Washington, D.C. The top locations are Indiana (multiple locations), the Kansas […] Read more...

African Swine Fever Impacting Ag Market in Big Way

Friday, May 3rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information African Swine Fever (ASF), a deadly and highly communicative virus with no discovered cure or vaccine, has decimated pig populations in record numbers around the world (especially in China) over the last several months as it has spread, and its impact is being felt throughout the world’s agricultural marketplace. The decline in swine populations is […] Read more...

State Revenue Numbers Appear Strong

Friday, May 3rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Recent revenue reports from the State of Arkansas indicate a growing economy and healthy state budget. The April revenues collected in Arkansas were a state record, and the state is well ahead of its fiscal year annual collections over the last 10 months, which indicate a likelihood of a healthy budget surplus at the end […] Read more...
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