Action Alerts

Century Farm Applications Open Through May

Monday, January 30th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Agriculture Department announced on January 26th that it was now open to receiving applications for 2017 Arkansas Century Farm Inductees.  The program is offered by the Agriculture Department to help celebrate Arkansas farming heritage by honoring farms that have been owned for more than a century. Since the program began in 2012, the […] Read more...

Arkansas Rice Meeting is Friday January 27th in Stuttgart

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Annual Arkansas Rice Meeting will take place this Friday in Stuttgart at the Grand Prairie Center. The meeting will kick off at 8:30 in the morning and continue through lunch, which is available to registered attendees. The program will feature a business session and continue with guest presentations, most of which will be focused […] Read more...

Legislator Wants to Raise Taxes on Agriculture with Exemption Sunset Bill

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas State Senator Jake Files (R-Fort Smith), who currently serves as Chairman of the Senate Revenue and Tax Committee made significant news over the weekend when he announced that he intended to introduce legislation that would place a sunset on all tax exemptions and other targeted deductions and rebates in five years. This bill, while […] Read more...

Trump Takes Several Actions in First Week

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Donald J. Trump was sworn into office Friday, January 20th, and went to work immediately.  He’s since taken several actions through executive order and other administrative avenues to set the tone for several priorities. Most of them relate to campaign promises made while running for president, and some of these actions had direct or indirect […] Read more...

Corn, Soybean, & Sorghum Producers Conference February 9th and 10th

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Corn and Grain Sorghum Research and Promotion Board has partnered with the Arkansas Soybean Research and Promotion Board to host two producer conferences in February.  The conferences will begin at 8am and will be held February 9th in Dumas and February 10th in Newport.  The program will focus on the issues of crop […] Read more...
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