Action Alerts

Cruz Continues Crusade Against Biofuels

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has launched a full scale attack on the biofuel industry, and today his battle is multi-pronged. It includes a continued unilateral hold on U.S. Department of Agriculture Nominee Bill Northey to be Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation, which has prevented a confirmation vote. Northey is currently serving as Iowa’s […] Read more...

R.D. James a Missouri Farmer and Ginner Ready to Lead Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Newly confirmed appointee to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Department of Civil Works, R.D. James, is a welcome addition as Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works from the agriculture industry and the people of the Mid-South and in the Mississippi River basin. R.D. James of New Madrid, Missouri, is a farmer and […] Read more...

Arkansas Receives $1 Million Grant for Soil Health Studies

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture announced on February 21st that it will receive nearly $1 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to study the efficacy of cover crops and no-tillage techniques and their effect on overall soil health. The grant will help […] Read more...

Mid-South Farm and Gin Show March 2nd and 3rd

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Mid-South Farm and Gin Show is once again coming to Memphis, TN, March 2nd and 3rd. The event, which is an annual staple for the region, offers a wide array of informational programs as well as exhibits detailing the latest products and services available for farmers. On March 1, the Southern Cotton Ginners Association […] Read more...

Arkansas Rice Holds Annual Meeting and Hears from Governor Hutchinson

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Rice held its annual meeting in Jonesboro on Monday, February 19th, at the First National Bank Arena on the campus of Arkansas State University. The meeting featured Governor Asa Hutchinson as the keynote speaker. The Governor complimented Arkansas’s rice industry and touted his own efforts to promote Arkansas rice in Washington and in international […] Read more...
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