Action Alerts

Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame Class Announced

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame announced its latest class to be inducted, which will take place at a induction ceremony and luncheon on March 3rd in Little Rock. The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame was originated by Paul Harvel, C.R. Sawrie and Greater Little Rock Chamber of Commerce in 1987. The program seeks to […] Read more...

Governor Presents Budget Ahead of Fiscal Session

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, January 9th, Governor Asa Hutchinson presented a budget proposal before the Arkansas General Assembly’s Joint Budget Committee. The budget proposes an overall spending reduction of $100 million while also proposing to modest increases in spending for public safety and increasing funding reserves with projected revenue surpluses to address any economic downturns, future tax […] Read more...

Ag Census Underway

Monday, January 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently conducting its census of agriculture, which is an important effort to gather information about agriculture that helps affect public policy related to the agriculture industry and rural development. Such public policies include the upcoming farm bill, so farmers are strongly encouraged to participate. Farmers can respond online […] Read more...

Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force Completes Report

Monday, January 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information President Trump’s Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force, which he established under executive order has completed work on a report with recommendations for improving the economy and quality of life in rural America. Most of the document centers around expanding broadband communication infrastructure and access, but it also makes other recommendations for improving the quality […] Read more...

Trump Addresses Farm Bureau

Monday, January 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, January 7th, President Trump and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue addressed the American Farm Bureau Convention in Nashville, TN. The president spoke about his priorities for agriculture, his first year accomplishments and his outlook for the future. His message, which delivered in a relaxed and light-hearted fashion, was received well from the audience as […] Read more...
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