Action Alerts

Cotton Incorporated Monthly Economic Letter

Friday, October 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Cotton Incorporated recently published its October Economic Letter, which contains supply, demand, and other market data related to cotton.  The report also offers a price outlook that incorporates supply and demand data estimates and export demand information.  This month’s report offered little to indicate a bull market as it noted that every one of the […] Read more...

New Company “Local Seeds” to Serve Mid-South Farmers

Friday, October 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A new company named “Local Seed” is set to serve producers with seed and other agricultural goods and services throughout various U.S. regions. Their plan incorporates a new direct-to-grower business model offering locally tailored seed and agronomic solutions.  The company, which will headquarter in Memphis, TN, is the brainchild of the owners of Dulaney Seed […] Read more...

INTL FCSTONE to Host Southern States Risk Management Conference in Memphis January 23-24

Friday, October 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information INTL FCStone Financial Inc. is conducting a day and a half interactive “pure education” commodity risk management seminar in Memphis, TN, January 23-24. The event, which will be held at the Big Cypress Lodge at the Bass Pro Shops in the Memphis Pyramid, will offer an excellent opportunity for farmers, grain merchandisers, feed manufacturers, and […] Read more...

Nestle Purina Makes Big Donation for Rice Conservation Effort

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 24th, USA Rice announced that Nestle Purina PetCare Company was going to make a $2 million commitment over four years to support the USA Rice/Ducks Unlimited Rice Stewardship Partnership.  The investment will support the ongoing public private conservation partnership through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Regional Conservation […] Read more...

Plant Board Denies Grower Petition for New Rule on Dicamba

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Plant Board on October 19th denied a petition from a group of Arkansas farmers seeking an alternative rule that would provide a May 25th cut-off date for dicamba with additional restrictions on use, including a 1 mile buffer from susceptible crops, special application permits, and minimum liability insurance coverage for applicators using […] Read more...
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