Action Alerts

USDA Issues March WASDE

Thursday, March 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, March 8th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a new World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. The report analyzes market conditions facing various agriculture commodities. More below: https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/latest.pdf https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/Secretary_Briefing.pdf https://www.agweb.com/article/wasde-soybean-exports-reduced-corn-increased-naa-usda/ http://www6.intlfcstone.com/arlan-suderman-webinar/?utm_source=PardotCampaign&utm_campaign=Webinar&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Arlan-Suderman-Webinar Read more...

Trump Announces Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Imports

Thursday, March 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, March 8th, President Donald Trump announced plans to implement new tariffs on imported steel (25%) and aluminum (10%) from all countries except Mexico and Canada. The president explained the exception to Mexico and Canada based on a shared concern for America’s national security and ongoing discussions related to the renegotiation of the North […] Read more...

Cochran Announces Retirement from U.S. Senate

Thursday, March 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, March 5th, U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) announced that he would retire April 1st due to health concerns. As Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Cochran cited a final legislative goal of completing work on the fiscal year 2018 appropriations. The current continuing resolution is scheduled to expire March 23rd and the fiscal […] Read more...

Ag Hall of Fame Inducts 6

Sunday, March 4th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, March 2nd, the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame Inducted 6 new members at its annual luncheon in Little Rock. The Hall of Fame program seeks to build public awareness of agriculture by recognizing and honoring past and current leaders who have given selflessly to the farm industry, their communities and to economic development […] Read more...

Perdue Announces Gin Cost Share Assistance for Cotton Growers

Sunday, March 4th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information While speaking at the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show Saturday, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the USDA would soon deliver additional short term assistance to U.S. cotton farmers who’ve struggled in recent years due to low commodity prices and an insufficient safety net program under the farm bill. The announcement […] Read more...
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