Action Alerts

Mid-South Farm and Gin Show March 3-4 in Memphis

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The 65th annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show is scheduled for March 3-4 at the downtown Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn. It is sponsored by the Southern Cotton Ginners Association and Foundation, with Delta Farm Press as co-sponsor. When the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show launched 65 years ago, organizers and sponsors were intent on providing […] Read more...

Tri-State Soybean Conference January 6th in Dumas

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Resistant weeds, variety selection and land values are among the topics on the agenda for the 61st annual  Tri-State Soybean Forum scheduled for Friday, Jan. 6th, in Dumas, Arkansas. Each year the forum draws hundreds of people from Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi to hear top speakers talk about research and events affecting the soybean industry. The meeting […] Read more...

Arkansas Crop Management Conference January 17-19

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The annual Arkansas Crop Management Conference will be held in North Little Rock at the Wyndham Hotel on January 17-19. The conference is designed to promote the discussion, dissemination, and exchange of ideas related to crop protection products and their use. This conference is a great opportunity for participants to develop or continue relationships essential to your business success […] Read more...

US Files Another WTO Case Against China on Ag

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On December 15th, the United States officially filed a new trade enforcement case at the World Trade Organization (WTO) against China for its government’s tariff-rate quota (TRQ) programs for rice, wheat and corn. The complaint filed by the United States Trade Representative accuses China of breaching WTO commitments and undermining American ag exports. The complaint states that China has failed […] Read more...

Trump Names Trade Representative, Purdue Projected for Ag Secretary

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information President-elect Donald J. Trump announced on Tuesday his choice as top trade representative. He nominated lawyer Robert Lighthizer as U.S. trade representative. Lighthizer is an experienced trade official who served as deputy USTR under President Ronald Reagan. Also in the final list of nominees is Secretary of Agriculture, and the latest rumors point to Sonny […] Read more...
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