Action Alerts

President Trump Budget Proposal Guts Farm Bill Programs

Monday, March 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, March 11th, President Trump presented a budget proposal to Congress for the upcoming 2020 fiscal year, which begins October 1st. The presidential proposal, which typically does little to influence Congress, called for dramatic cuts to agriculture, including programs just recently enacted through the 2018 farm bill. President Trump proposed in his budget a […] Read more...

USDA Releases March WASDE

Friday, March 8th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On March 8th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE). The report provides the latest supply and demand estimates for major agricultural commodities. More below: https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/wasde0319.pdf https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/Secretary_Briefing/Archive/2019/March_2019_WASDE_Lockup_Briefing.pdf WASDE Cotton: Domestic Numbers Unchanged from Feb.   3-8  WASDE Oilseeds: Higher Domestic Soybean Crush, Reduced Stocks   3-8  WASDE Rice: Higher Domestic […] Read more...

Update from the General Assembly

Friday, March 8th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The 92nd Arkansas General Assembly is well into its legislative session, with many new laws enacted, many bills working through the legislative process, and many more bills yet to be filed and considered. Governor Asa Hutchinson’s top priorities (highway funding, income tax cuts, higher teacher pay, and transformation) have seen great successes to date, and […] Read more...

University of Arkansas Releases 2019 Soybean Verification Report

Friday, March 8th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, March 8th, the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture released its 2019 Soybean Verification Report. The 2018 growing season was the thirty fourth year for the Soybean Research Verification Program (SRVP). The SRVP is an interdisciplinary effort between growers, county Extension agents, Extension specialists, and researchers. The SRVP is an on-farm demonstration of […] Read more...

U.S. Cotton Industry Leading Way in Sustainability

Friday, March 8th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts U.S. cotton producers are stepping up their efforts to tell their story of sustainability and continued progress towards efficiency and conservation with the new voluntary U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol developed through the COTTON USA Sustainability Task Force, which is composed of industry leaders from the seven segments of the cotton industry. The grower program is […] Read more...
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