Action Alerts

INTL FCSTONE to Host Southern States Risk Management Conference in Memphis January 23-24

Friday, October 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information INTL FCStone Financial Inc. is conducting a day and a half interactive “pure education” commodity risk management seminar in Memphis, TN, January 23-24. The event, which will be held at the Big Cypress Lodge at the Bass Pro Shops in the Memphis Pyramid, will offer an excellent opportunity for farmers, grain merchandisers, feed manufacturers, and […] Read more...

Nestle Purina Makes Big Donation for Rice Conservation Effort

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 24th, USA Rice announced that Nestle Purina PetCare Company was going to make a $2 million commitment over four years to support the USA Rice/Ducks Unlimited Rice Stewardship Partnership.  The investment will support the ongoing public private conservation partnership through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Regional Conservation […] Read more...

Plant Board Denies Grower Petition for New Rule on Dicamba

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Plant Board on October 19th denied a petition from a group of Arkansas farmers seeking an alternative rule that would provide a May 25th cut-off date for dicamba with additional restrictions on use, including a 1 mile buffer from susceptible crops, special application permits, and minimum liability insurance coverage for applicators using […] Read more...

Some Insurance Providers Skirting Liability on Dicamba Claims

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In recent weeks, it’s become evident that some liability insurance providers will deny certain claims from applicators seeking payments for off-target damage that’s resulted from their application of new dicamba formulations.  Most notable was Nationwide Insurance, which has recently denied some claims where their insured inadvertently injured susceptible neighboring crops with dicamba.  Nationwide representatives have […] Read more...

Monsanto Files Lawsuit Against Arkansas State Plant Board

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, October 20th, Monsanto filed a lawsuit in Arkansas against the Arkansas State Plant Board as it relates to recent regulatory actions taken by the state agency establishing rules for  herbicides containing dicamba.  The suit claims that the Plant Board violated state and federal laws in setting regulations limiting the sale and use of […] Read more...
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