Action Alerts

Randy Veach Announces Plans to Step Down at Farm Bureau

Thursday, July 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach of Manila notified Arkansas Farm Bureau members in a letter that he would not seek an additional term as president of the organization. Veach has served as president for the last 11 years and as vice president for the 5 years prior to that.. New leadership for the organization […] Read more...

July 11th WASDE Report

Thursday, July 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Thursday, July 11th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) Report. By most estimates from commodity market analysts, the report continues to lack sufficient data related to actual numbers related to the 2019 crop year, which has seen major impacts due to weather. It’s expected that next month’s […] Read more...

July 8 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Thursday, July 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, July 8th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report indicates that cotton and peanuts continue to lead in regards to crop condition at most acreage in good to excellent condition while other commodities are mostly in good […] Read more...

USDA Says MFP Payments Could Apply to Cover Crops on Prevent Plant Acres

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Monday, July 1st, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) made it known that cover crops planted on prevent plant acres would likely be eligible for a minimal Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payment. Full details and amounts were not disclosed. Cover crops planted are also eligible for early harvest beginning September 1, which is two […] Read more...

National Ag Law Center to Host Webinar on Hunting Leases

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Ag Law Center, based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, will host a free webinar on July 17th, focused on the leasing of property to individuals interested in recreational uses on private land. Such lease arrangements have proven to be an attractive option at generating additional revenue for landowners across the country. However, there are many […] Read more...
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