Action Alerts

China Trade Dispute Causing Pain to Cotton Too

Friday, November 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In addition to the well documented injury to the soybean market as a result of the ongoing trade dispute with China, U.S. cotton is also suffering.  Concern is building over cancelled contracts, reduced orders, and potential for China to source non-U.S. cotton or substitute polyester for cotton. While the soybean market has received most of […] Read more...

November 8 WASDE Report

Thursday, November 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, November 8th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) Report. The report offered some estimates that were bullish mostly as they relate to lower U.S. production estimates, but in some cases those numbers were offset by production and stocks revisions related to China. This […] Read more...

November 8 Crop Production Report

Thursday, November 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 8th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a new Crop Production Report for Arkansas. According to the report, it’s estimated that soybean and corn yield and production to be higher than the October report while cotton, rice and sorghum were mostly unchanged from the previous report. Estimated […] Read more...

Plant Board Announces Upcoming Meetings for Dicamba Rulemaking

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Agriculture Department FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/7/2018 Contact: Bob Midles, (501) 219-6377, or bob.midles@agriculture.arkansas.gov See this release online   State Plant Board’s Pesticide Committee to Meet on November 26   LITTLE ROCK, AR –  The Arkansas Agriculture Department’s State Plant Board voted on Monday, Nov. 5 to initiate rulemaking proceedings regarding the use of dicamba  […] Read more...

2018 Election Results

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Americans across the country went to the polls on Tuesday, November 6th, to participate in the 2018 elections. For Arkansas voters, the ballot featured all state constitutional offices, all U.S. House of Representative district seats, several legislative seats for the Arkansas General Assembly, several ballot initiatives, as well as local elected positions and initiatives. For […] Read more...
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