Action Alerts

UofA Extension Service Sprayer Clinics on Horizon

Monday, February 20th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service is hosting a handful of clinics for growers and applicators throughout the state over the next few weeks. With new herbicide products on the market and new education requirements for applicators, these sessions will provide important information. The clinics will begin at 9:00am and […] Read more...

Cotton Monthly Economic Report February

Friday, February 17th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Cotton Incorporated has made available its latest monthly cotton market report. The report highlights supply and demand issues related to cotton and other factors impacting cotton prices and the cotton market generally. In addition to the monthly market report, a link is provided below to the 2017 Market Outlook Report that was presented at the […] Read more...

Governor Signs Seed Standardization Bill into Law

Friday, February 17th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On February 10th, Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law HB1206, the Uniform Seed Standardization Act, which now serves as Act 156 of the 91st General Assembly. The measure, led by Representative David Hillman and supported by other leaders and members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees, would clarify that regulations pertaining to seeds are […] Read more...

Governor Signs His Tax Cut Packages

Friday, February 17th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson was successful in working with the members of the Arkansas General Assembly to accomplish his primary tax initiatives and goals for the legislative session. The latest round of tax cuts complimented other tax cuts enacted in 2015, and they focus on providing relief to low-income Arkansans and military veterans. The Governor […] Read more...

Senate Approves Pruitt to be EPA Administrator

Friday, February 17th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, February 17th, the U.S. Senate approved Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a vote of 52-46. The process for approving nominees has been slow for the new administration, and the president is still awaiting several nominees, including Sonny Perdue to be Agriculture Secretary. Every nominee must […] Read more...
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