Action Alerts

United States and European Union Differ on Agriculture

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The United States and the European Union continue to discuss a common desire for reaching a bi-lateral trade agreement, but the two entities differ in how such an agreement should be structured. A primary difference in whether or not such a free trade agreement should cover agricultural commodities. The U.S. says “absolutely” while the E.U. […] Read more...

Court Dismisses Dicamba Case Against EPA

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On January 10th, a federal court dismissed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) related to federal regulations for dicamba. The lawsuit alleged improper procedures by the EPA in the approval of the initial 2 year provisional label which provided for the allowance of certain formulations of dicamba to be used over-the-top of crops […] Read more...

Governor Hutchinson Takes Oath and Begins Second Term as Governor

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Tuesday, January 15th, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson took the oath of office to serve a second term as Arkansas Governor. The Governor provided the General Assembly with a State of the State address in the Capitol where he provided a summary of the current condition of the State of Arkansas and laid out his […] Read more...

High Level U.S. – China Trade Talks Coming to Washington on January 30th

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the shutdown wouldn’t affect a likely visit by Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to the U.S. at the end of the month. A Chinese delegation is scheduled to visit Washington on Jan. 30 to continue trade talks. There continues to be a looming deadline of March 1 for significant new […] Read more...

President Trump Addresses American Farm Bureau for Second Time

Monday, January 14th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, January 14th, President Donald Trump spoke to the American Farm Bureau at their annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. The president spent a considerable amount of time talking about border security and the shutdown, but he also discussed the farm bill, trade, and regulatory reform, including the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of Waters […] Read more...
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