Action Alerts

June 27th Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, June 27th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On June 27th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report offers an update on the status and condition of the primary agricultural crops grown in Arkansas. According to this report, Arkansas has completed planting and the crops are advancing […] Read more...

Cotton Farmers Now Can Apply for Gin Cost Share Assistance

Monday, June 27th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Sign up is now underway for the new cotton ginning cost share program recently launched by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on June 6th. Through the Cotton Ginning Cost Share program, eligible producers can receive a one-time cost share payment, which is based on a producer’s 2015 cotton acres reported to FSA multiplied by […] Read more...

Senate Ag Leaders Reach Bipartisan Deal on GMO Labeling

Friday, June 24th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On June 28th, just three days prior to Vermont’s implementation of new food labeling laws for products containing or made of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the majority and minority leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee reached a bipartisan agreement on federal legislation that would override the Vermont law and establish a new national labeling program. […] Read more...

FAA Releases Drone Rules

Friday, June 24th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On June 21, The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued final rules regulating commercial use of small unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones. The move is designed to integrate the new systems safely into airspace and allow for commercial use of new technologies, many of which have application in agriculture. The rule applies to systems […] Read more...

Crop Progress Report Updates Condition of 2016 Crops

Friday, June 24th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On June 20th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report offers an update on the status and condition of the primary agricultural crops grown in Arkansas. According to this report, Arkansas has completed planting and the crops are advancing […] Read more...
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