Action Alerts

Disaster Aid for Hurricane and Flood Victims Uncertain

Thursday, April 18th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A major supplemental disaster aid bill that is under consideration in Congress to assist farmers and communities harmed by hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters stalled in Congress prior to the Easter recess. For U.S. agriculture, disaster assistance is of utmost importance in areas of the Southeast (hurricanes) and the Midwest (floods). More below: Read more...

Arkansas NRCS Posts Newsletter

Thursday, April 18th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The state offices of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Arkansas recently published an updated newsletter highlighting their work and priorities in the state. That newsletter and more information on signup programs for USDA NRCS programs are listed below. More below: May 10 Signup Deadline for CSP Applications May 31 Application Deadline for CIG […] Read more...

Budget Uncertainties Continue in Washington

Thursday, April 18th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts With a split Congress and a recently missed deadline to reach a budget agreement, uncertainty on federal funding for the upcoming fiscal year is on the rise. While Congress is certain to ignore the budget proposal offered by President Trump in March, it’s not clear if the two parties and two houses can reach an […] Read more...

Trade Issues Take Center Stage in Nation’s Capital

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The United States is currently juggling an abundance of trade negotiations that carry great weight to the American agriculture industry. These negotiations are vital to the well-being of most farms, and the ability to settle the agreements in a timely fashion is of equal importance to finishing them in a positive fashion. Included in the […] Read more...

Farm Bureau to Hold Farm Policy Summit in Little Rock April 23-24

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Farm Bureau will hold a 2019 Farm Policy Summit in Little Rock on April 23-24 at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel. The gathering will feature a variety of speakers, including several members of the Arkansas Congressional delegation and representatives of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), the U.S. Army Corps […] Read more...
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