Action Alerts

Sebree Honored at USA Rice Outlook Conference

Monday, December 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Rice farmer Gary Sebree, of Almyra, was honored with the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award at the USA Rice Outlook Conference in Memphis on December 8th. Sebree, an Ag Council of Arkansas member, has served as chairman of both the Arkansas Farmers organization and the Arkansas Rice Federation, and he’s served as chairman of the board […] Read more...

ASU Agribusiness Conference February 8

Monday, December 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas: Agribusiness Conference, Jonesboro, Feb. 8 The Arkansas State University (ASU) Annual Agribusiness Conference will be held at the ASU Convocation Center on Wednesday, February 8th.  The program will focus on the agricultural economy, the impact of the 2016 election, agricultural policy and strategy for the next farm bill, and the outlook for commodity, credit and […] Read more...

Court Sides With EPA on Seed Treatment

Monday, December 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In a decision that was largely applauded by farmers and the agriculture industry, a federal court ruled in favor of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a case by environmental groups against the federal agency related to the regulation of treated seeds. The plaintiffs sought to have seeds treated with pesticides to be regulated just […] Read more...

WASDE Report Largely Seen as Neutral

Monday, December 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On December 9th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. The report offers estimates for crop supply and demand in the U.S. and around the world. According to the report, most commodities were largely unchanged from the November report. More […] Read more...

Senate Approves Water Resources Bill

Monday, December 12th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Prior to adjourning for the Christmas holiday in what is likely to be the final action of the 114th Congress, the Senate approved and sent to the President’s desk a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) bill that would authorize various water infrastructure projects. The measure received significant attention for addressing specific issues that gained national […] Read more...
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