Action Alerts

New Corona Virus Outbreak Likely to Affect Trade with China

Thursday, January 30th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts A novel corona virus established in recent weeks in Wuhan, China, has spread rapidly throughout China and has reached several countries around the world, including the United States. The virus, which appears to be highly communicable and provides serious health concerns, is expected to play a significant role in ongoing global commerce in the coming […] Read more...

NRCS Unveils New Tool for Conservation Program Delivery

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts This year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is unveiling a new tool, known as the Conservation Assessment Ranking Tool (CART), designed to help farmers and NRCS staff effectively implement and better deliver conservation programs. The new tool was a primary subject of a U.S. House Agriculture Committee hearing on […] Read more...

Trump Signs USMCA

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts On Wednesday, January 29th, President Trump signed the U.S., Mexico, Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA) at the White House. The trade agreement was ratified by Congress previously, and it’s expected to be quickly approved by all participating nations early this year. The new agreement offers new updates and reforms to the previous North American Free […] Read more...

New 4-H Scholarship Established in Cartwright’s Honor

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts A new scholarship to support Arkansas’s 4-H Foundation was recently established in honor of Rick and Lynette Cartwright, and donations are currently being solicited. Since 1992, Rick Cartwright has served in a variety of roles for the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Research and Extension Service. He will officially retire from his work […] Read more...

University of Arkansas Announces Ag Data Partnership

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 | Categories: Action Alerts The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture recently announced a new partnership with Ag Analytics to collect and analyze agricultural data for the purposes of providing better decision making tools and recommendations for Arkansas farmers to boost yields and profitability. More below: Read more...
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