Action Alerts

Ag Council Board Member Takes On new Sustainability Leadership Role

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Ag Council Board of Director member Mark Isbell of Lonoke County was recently recognized for his sustainability leadership when he was appointed to represent the grower sector on the Field to Market Board of Directors. Isbell is a 4th generation rice farmer who has a long track record in being a leader in the field […] Read more...

Cindy Hyde-Smith Holds Senate Seat in Mississippi

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith was successful in maintaining her seat in the United States Senate serving the State of Mississippi. Hyde-Smith was appointed to fill the vacancy created with the retirement of Senator Thad Cochran. She will complete the final two years remaining in the 6 year term of Senator Cochran. Another election for that seat […] Read more...

November 26 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, November 26, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn and rice is 100 percent harvested; cotton is 98 percent harvested; and soybeans are 88 percent […] Read more...

High Anticipation for Trump – Xi Encounter

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information There is great anticipation building as President Trump and Chinese President Xi are soon to meet at the G20 meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The U.S. agriculture sector is hoping for some type of agreement that would lead to a normalization of the trade relations for U.S. agriculture exports and key input products that are […] Read more...

Government Report on Climate Change Offers Ominous View

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A recent federal multi-agency report on climate change offered an ominous forecast for the world and the United States. It noted and warned of impacts to communities, agriculture, and the overall economy should the earth continue to see temperature increases and other volatile changes to weather patterns. It also pointed to the potential to mitigate […] Read more...
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