Action Alerts

USDA NASS Launches 2019 Ag Resource Management Survey

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eugene Young (800) 327-2970 May 20, 2019 USDA Launches 2019 Agricultural Resource Management Survey Little Rock, AR – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is beginning to collect data from approximately 2,800 farmers and ranchers for its annual Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS). The survey looks at […] Read more...

ASU to Host Innovation Bootcamp for AgTech/Food Start Ups

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information NEWS RELEASE (May 20, 2019) Applications Open for SBA Innovation Bootcamp for Food and AgTech StartupsApplications Due June 28JONESBORO, Ark. (May 20, 2019) — AgLaunch is partnering with the Arkansas Department of Agriculture and Arkansas State University to host a week-long agri-tech bootcamp to support agriculture startup teams as part of its Small Business Administration’s Rural Innovation […] Read more...

Cotton Foundation Accepting Applications for Annual Producer Information Exchange Tour

Monday, May 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The Cotton Foundation is seeking applicants for its annual Producer Information Exchange (PIE) Program, which is sponsored by Bayer. The Ag Council of Arkansas is able to select two participants for this year’s program, who will accompany several other Mid-South and Western growers to North Carolina and Virginia during the week of August 11. The […] Read more...

Trump Offers Immigration Plan

Friday, May 17th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, May 16th, President Trump announced a new immigration plan for the United States. The plan would require legislative action, which would likely require the proposal to be amended to incorporate broader immigration interests from Congress. More below: https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/16/politics/donald-trump-immigration-plan-announcement/index.html https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-trump-idUSKCN1SN1KO https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/remarks-president-trump-modernizing-immigration-system-stronger-america/ Read more...

USDA NRCS Seeks Proposals for Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership

Friday, May 17th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking proposals for the Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership (WREP), which are designed to provide wetland habitat restoration on agricultural lands. Proposals are due by June 14, 2019. More below: https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/national/newsroom/releases/?cid=NRCSEPRD1459830 Please contact Randy Childress, Assistant State Conservationist- Easements and Watersheds (501-301-3131) with any […] Read more...
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