Action Alerts

Farm Bureau to Hold Farm Policy Summit in Little Rock April 23-24

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Farm Bureau will hold a 2019 Farm Policy Summit in Little Rock on April 23-24 at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel. The gathering will feature a variety of speakers, including several members of the Arkansas Congressional delegation and representatives of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), the U.S. Army Corps […] Read more...

Arkansas Dicamba Use Rules Set for 2019

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The rules and regulations for dicamba use in Arkansas are officially set for the 2019 crop year. The State Plant Board and the Arkansas General Assembly have completed it’s process for establishing rules and regulations for the 2019 crop year, and the new rules will come with strict limitations on use, limitations on approved tank […] Read more...

USDA Marketing Assistance Loan Rates Announced

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On April 10th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced Marketing Assistance Loan Rates for commodities. Marketing assistance loans provide interim financing to producers so that commodities can be stored after harvest when market prices are typically low, to be sold later when price conditions are more favorable. More below: https://www.fsa.usda.gov/news-room/news-releases/2019/usda-announces-2019-loan-rates-for-wheat-feed-grains-oilseeds-rice-and-pulse-crops […] Read more...

USDA Crop Value Report

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On April 15, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a new Crop Value Report for Arkansas. The report showed declining value from 2017 for the 2018 soybean and peanut crops while most other crops experienced modest increases in value. More below: Read more...

USDA Announces Status of Farm Bill Implementation

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, April 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the implementation status of the 2018 farm bill, which became law on December 20th of last year. Press Release USDA Update on Farm Bill Implementation Progress  (Washington, D.C., April 12, 2019)— U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the implementation status of the […] Read more...
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