Action Alerts

Heritage Foundation, Environmental Working Group Speak Farm Bill

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Wednesday, November 30th, representatives from the Heritage Foundation, Environmental Working Group (EWG), and National Council of Farmers Cooperatives (NCFC), each participated in a Farm Foundation forum which discussed the upcoming farm bill.  Most of the discussion focused on the priorities of each organization and attempted to determine how President-elect Donald Trump would approach farm […] Read more...

Governor Receives Efficiency Report from Policy Foundation

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Policy Foundation on Tuesday delivered its efficiency project report to Governor Asa Hutchinson.  The report was developed for Governor Hutchinson in an effort to do a statewide review of government agencies to determine efficiencies related to utilization of taxpayer dollars and public services provided to citizens.  The report offered recommendations related to each […] Read more...

DRA Invests $26 Million in Arkansas for Economic Development

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, November 28th, the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) announced with Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson that they were partnering with Arkansas for economic development by investing $26 million in various projects.  Most projects partner with communities in the Delta counties to invest in infrastructure, education, job creation and economic development efforts. Established in 2000 by […] Read more...

PECO Growing in Northeast Arkansas

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Much to the delight of residents of Northeast Arkansas, including row crop farmers, a growing poultry industry led by PECO Foods of Alabama is creating economic opportunities. An integrated poultry system is developing in the area around Corning and Pocahontas, Arkansas, and it’s led to the development of feed mill operations, poultry growers, processing facilities […] Read more...

Fidel Castro Death May Not Change Much

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Former Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro passed away on November 25th, and his passing has drawn interesting reactions from public officials. While many previously believed that thing would change between the United States and Cuba following the death of Fidel Castro, that may not be the case today. This is mostly due to the fact that […] Read more...
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