Action Alerts

Grassley Says Congress Closer to Deal on 199 Tax Issue

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) recently stated that he felt Congress was close to finalizing a compromise deal between cooperative crop marketing businesses and private crop marketing entities as it relates to the recently approved tax law. Senator Grassley indicated that the likely fix to the issue would be a move to restore […] Read more...

Noble Institute Developing Markets to Incentivize Farmers for Soil Health and Water Conservation

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Noble Research Institute, a group based in Oklahoma, announced on February 21, its plans to develop a comprehensive environmental services trading platform for agriculture that will lead to a new voluntary environmental services market that incentivizes farmers and ranchers to improve soil health, enhance water conservation, and offer other environmental benefits to working agriculture lands. […] Read more...

Medical Marijuana Cultivation Licenses Expected to be Announced Tuesday

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission (AMMC) officially completed its scoring of 95 applicants for the state’s first licenses to operate a cannabis cultivation center. On Tuesday, February 27th, the five-person regulatory panel will meet at the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) headquarters to hand out 5 license awards based on the best scores for applicants […] Read more...

Applicator Training Now Open for Auxin Herbicides

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Mandatory online training is open for Arkansas farmers seeking the mandatory license for ground applications of any dicamba or Enlist 2,4-D formulations in 2018. There are two separate online modules: One module covers dicamba, the other covers both Enlist One and Enlist Duo. Applicators must complete the certification for each chemistry they seek to apply. […] Read more...

AgLaunch to Hold Second AgTech Start Up Station at Farm and Gin Show

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Mid-South Farm and Gin Show will feature for a second consecutive year a competition among prospective AgTech start-ups in a product pitch setup. The presenting companies will receive feedback from industry and venture capital experts, and winners will be offered additional assistance from AgLaunch resources. The pitch event is open to the public. More […] Read more...
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