Action Alerts

Ag Council Spring Meeting Set for May 7th in Marianna

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Ag Council of Arkansas will hold its next board of directors meeting at the Lon Mann Cotton Research Station in Marianna on Tuesday, May 7th. The meeting will offer Ag Council members with the opportunity to network, receive policy updates from Washington, D.C., and Little Rock, and hear presentations from guest speakers on other […] Read more...

Mississippi Producer Selected to Serve as Chairman of Cotton Incorporated

Friday, January 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Bernie Jordan, a cotton grower from Yazoo City, Mississippi, was elected in December to serve as the Cotton Incorporated Board Chairman for 2019-2020. He’s served as a Director on the Cotton Incorporated Board for more than 20 years. More below: https://www.farmprogress.com/cotton/mississippi-s-bernie-jordan-serve-cotton-incorporated-chairman Read more...

George Dunklin Named to Wetlands America Trust

Friday, January 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Former Ag Council of Arkansas President George Dunklin was recently named as a Board of Trustee member to the Wetlands America Trust, the land trust arm of Ducks Unlimited. Dunklin carries a deep understanding of agriculture and waterfowl conservation, and he’s long been active in Ducks Unlimited having served as Chairman and President of the […] Read more...

Government Shutdown to Ended with Short Term Deal

Friday, January 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, January 25th, President Donald Trump announced that he would agree to reopen the federal government for 3 weeks through February 15th to allow for additional time to negotiate border security policy with Congress. The deal ended the longest U.S. government shutdown in U.S. history at 36 days. Over 800,000 federal employees, including USDA […] Read more...

Farmers & Merchants Bank Grows through Acquisition

Friday, January 25th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Farmers and Merchants Bank of Stuttgart recently expanded its operations and footprint across Arkansas through a recent acquisition of another Arkansas bank, Mountain Home Bancshares and its subsidiary, Integrity Bank. More below: https://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/125211/integrity-ceo-gary-childers-farmers-merchants-came-calling Read more...
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