Action Alerts

USDA Approves 25,000 MT of Rice for Food Aid

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In some pleasant news to the rice industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that it had approved the sale of 25,000 metric tons of long grain rice to the Ivory Coast as part of the Food For Progress Program (FFPr). The amount was significant to the rice industry, and it was widely […] Read more...

Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) updated their weekly crop progress and condition report for Arkansas.   The report provides a summary of the status of each major commodity grown in Arkansas.  According to this report, corn is 58 percent doughed, cotton is 66 percent setting bolls, peanuts are 75 […] Read more...

NCC Weekly Cotton Market Report

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) weekly cotton market report can be found at the link below. This weekly report for the week ending June 10th, provides an overview of the cotton market. Included in the report are cotton prices and data related to cotton supply and demand.More below: 7.15.2016 Weekly Cotton Market Report Read more...

New WASDE Report Offers Estimates on Supply and Demand for Primary Row Crops

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, July 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released an updated World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report.  The report estimates supply and demand estimates related to major agricultural commodities. Each new monthly WASDE report offers a glimpse inside the commodity markets and the report considers stocks available as well as estimates […] Read more...

Crawford Withdraws Cuba Amendment but Remains Optimistic on Policy Change

Monday, July 18th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas First District Congressman Rick Crawford decided to withdraw his Cuba “Cash in Advance of Sale” amendment to the Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Services bill after getting reassurances from Republican leaders that more comprehensive legislation would soon come up for consideration before the full House. The Congressman was optimistic that his colleagues were sincere in […] Read more...
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