Action Alerts

USDA Releases New WASDE

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On January 12th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report.  This report provides the latest estimates for major commodities grown in the U.S.  The report shows existing supply and demand while also providing estimates for what will be produced this […] Read more...

Governor Calls for Blue Ribbon Tax Reform Committee

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson delivered a “State of the State” address to the members of the Arkansas General Assembly during the first week of the legislative session. While praising the economic and social condition of the state, the governor did state that he wanted to deliver responsible tax cuts through the legislature this session. While […] Read more...

USDA Invites Applications for RCPP Grants

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USDA Announces $252 Million Available for Regional Conservation Partnership Program Applications requested for innovative partner-driven projects WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today invited potential conservation partners, including private industry, non-government organizations, Indian tribes, state and local governments, water districts, and universities to submit project applications for federal funding through the Regional […] Read more...

115th Congress Underway with Arkansas Delegation Intact

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A new Congress has been sworn in and committee assignments for those members of Congress have been made. The 115th Congress will welcome a new president on January 20th, and from there much activity and action is to begin.  The Arkansas congressional delegation remains intact with John Boozman and Tom Cotton in the Senate and […] Read more...

Boozman Talks Ag Policy to Agri-Pulse

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Senator John Boozman recently sat down with Agri-Pulse to conduct an audio interview in which he addressed multiple issues related to agriculture. Boozman discussed some of his expectations with the incoming Trump administration and the 115th Congress. The issues included environmental regulations, farm policy, trade, and a few others. Listen here: http://www.agri-pulse.com/Open-Mic-Sen-John-Boozman-01082016.mp3.asp   Read more...
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