Action Alerts

Congress Returns with Focus on Appropriations

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Congress has returned to Washington, D.C., following a long August recess and Labor Day holiday, and they have plenty of work to still complete before again adjourning for the final weeks before the November election to campaign.  Primary among the tasks is the fiscal year 2017 appropriations, which will begin October 1.  If Congress fails […] Read more...

Boozman Introduces Bill to Reduce Paperwork for Conservation Programs

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 7th, Arkansas Senator John Boozman announced that he joined Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar in introducing bipartisan legislation (S. 3288) to improve access to farm conservation programs administered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).  The legislation, if approved, would eliminate the current regulations that require a farmer to […] Read more...

Ag Council Annual Meeting December 15-16 in Little Rock

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information, Upcoming Events The Ag Council of Arkansas Annual Board of Directors Meeting will once again be held in Little Rock this December on the 15th and 16th at the Capital Hotel.  The meeting will begin Thursday afternoon at 2pm with a Board of Directors Business Meeting, which will follow a meeting of the Ag Comp Board of […] Read more...

National Cotton Council’s Monthly Economic Review Available

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 12, the National Cotton Council released its monthly Cotton Economic Review report, which provides detailed market information related to cotton.  It includes the latest U.S. production numbers as well as supply and demand information around the world.  The full report is linked below. More below: http://files.constantcontact.com/400f333d501/dbb9d925-d1fb-4bd2-b551-c5d6e1727042.pdf Read more...

USDA Deputy Secretary Visits Arkansas

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, In The News, Membership Information Acting Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse recently visited Northwest Arkansas to discuss agricultural issues with students at the University of Arkansas as well as stakeholder groups from the state.  The first event was co-hosted on the Fayetteville campus by the University of Arkansas School of Law and the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food […] Read more...
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