Action Alerts

Plant Board Moving Forward with Industrial Hemp Regulations

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) continued making progress towards establishing regulations to develop an hemp industry in Arkansas when a subcommittee approved on January 30th draft regulations to be considered by the full plant board in a soon to be called special meeting.  If approved by the full board, the proposed rule will go […] Read more...

USA Rice Addresses China GMO Rice Issue

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In late January the United States through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a finding related to the safety and nutritional aspects of a rice genetically modified (GMO) by Chinese researchers, which declared the GMO rice to be safe for import and human consumption.  The GMO technology is designed to help Chinese rice […] Read more...

NAFTA Talks to Continue After Latest Round in Canada

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information According to news reports following the latest round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations, progress continues between the three countries as the seek to reach a new, updated agreement. The meetings this past week in Montreal seemed to progress well as the three nations agreed to hold at least two more rounds of […] Read more...

Art Exhibit in Pine Bluff Features Imagery of Agriculture and the Delta

Monday, January 29th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas artist Norwood Creech of Lepanto, Arkansas, is featured in a new exhibit  at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff. The exhibit, titled #GildTheDelta, features paintings that are mostly images of agricultural landscapes and other features unique to the Arkansas Delta region. Many of the works incorporate metallic mediums of gold and […] Read more...

Unofficial Draft Outline of Trump Infrastructure Plan

Thursday, January 25th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information An unofficial document released by media outlets on January 22nd was purported to be a draft outline from the Trump administration. While the White House did not confirm the authenticity of the document, they did indicate that Trump intended to soon reveal his plans to increase investments in U.S. infrastructure. It’s widely expected that the […] Read more...
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