Action Alerts

House Agriculture Committee has First Farm Bill Hearings

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The House Agriculture Committee held its first hearing related to the farm bill on Wednesday, February 15th.  The hearing was designed to focus on the current state of the agriculture economy and how the current 2014 farm bill was serving the industry. The 2014 farm bill will need to be reauthorized before the current law […] Read more...

Cotton Council Annual Meeting Features Chairman Conaway

Monday, February 13th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) gathered in Dallas for its annual meeting over the weekend of February 10-12, and the event featured House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX) who committed to assist the industry in establishing a commodity title program for cotton seed.  The group also heard from Representative Jodey Arrington (R-TX) who also pledged his […] Read more...

House Agriculture Committee to Kick Off Farm Bill Hearings

Monday, February 13th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On February 15th, the U.S. House of Representatives will begin discussing the reauthorization of farm programs. The discussion will be held in the House Agriculture Committee in the form of a committee hearing that will focus on the agriculture economy with a focus on the commodity and risk management programs that support farmers. A second […] Read more...

USA Rice February E-Brief

Monday, February 13th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The USA Rice Federation has made available its latest monthly e-brief. This report offers the latest information for the rice market, including economic news and analysis. The report features supply and demand information as well as other macro and micro economic factors impacting the rice market. More below: February E-Brief January E-Brief Read more...

National Ag Law Center to Host Webinar on Checkoffs

Monday, February 13th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On February 15 at 12 EST/11 CST the National Agriculture Law Center is hosting a webinar titled Legal Checkup on Checkoffs:  Recent & Emerging Legal Issues in Federal & State Checkoff Programs.  The program is designed to offer an update into legal matters related to the various commodity checkoff programs that are designed to support commodity research […] Read more...
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