Action Alerts

USA Rice Announces Leadership Changes

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts At the USA Rice July business meeting in Dallas earlier this month, the organization announced new leadership change among chairmanship of the USA Rice Farmers and USA Rice Council. Ag Council of Arkansas Board of Director member Joe Mencer of Lake Village stepped down as Chairman of USA Rice Farmers, to be replaced by Nicole […] Read more...

Viptera Payments Postponed to 2020

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts U.S. farmers expecting settlement payments from Syngenta stemming from lawsuits against the company for its release of Viptera corn prior to export market acceptance can now be expected to arrive in 2020. Previously, farmers were expecting payments this year, but lawyers in the case have yet to finalize their share of the claims. Syngenta settled […] Read more...

July 22nd Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, July 22nd, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report indicates that cotton and peanuts continue to lead in regards to crop condition with most acreage in good to excellent condition while other commodities are mostly in good […] Read more...

Arkansas Department of Agriculture Proposing Grain Grading Rules

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Arkansas Department of Agriculture is proposing new rules for grain grading in Arkansas pursuant to a law passed in the 2019 legislative session. The department is taking public comment on the proposed rule for 30 days before putting the rules into effect. The Grain Grading Act was approved by the legislature and signed into […] Read more...

Private Equity Group Purchases Delta Plastics

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Delta Plastics’ parent company, Revolution, was recently purchased by Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm, according to a press statement. The press release announcing the deal also stated intentions of growing the company’s focus on improving sustainability within the multi-use, closed loop plastics industry and in agricultural production systems. More below: https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/arsenal-capital-partners-to-acquire-revolution-with-a-focus-on-plastic-s-sustainable-future-1028364239 https://amppob.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a65af7e639d3a67fd64717244&id=f1842f78da&e=f5412ad8dc Read more...
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