Action Alerts

Controversial Clean Line Energy Transmission Project on Hold

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Recent developments related to Clean Line Energy have stalled progress towards their plans to construct a new transmission line delivering wind generated electricity into Arkansas and to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The company was unable to complete a contract with the TVA and they recently sold a significant amount of infrastructure and other assets […] Read more...

Arkansas Farmer Elected to Executive Committee of National Soybean Checkoff Board

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Farmer Elected to National Soybean Checkoff Board LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 4, 2018) – Jim Carroll, a Monroe County soybean farmer, was elected secretary of the United Soybean Board (USB). Carroll, a fourth-generation farmer, previously served the board as a director and chair of the Demand Action Team. The soy checkoff, which works to […] Read more...

Arkansas Soybean Promotion Tour Announces Kitchen|Fields Table Tour for 2018

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Soybean Research and Promotion Board announced on January 5th its plans for the 2018 Kitchen|Fields Table Tour, which is a promotion effort. The Table Tour is a partnership with Arkansas restaurants that agree to incorporate soybeans and soybean fed protein into dining dishes in an effort to educate consumers to the value and […] Read more...

Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting February 19th

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Rice Federation announced that it would hold its annual meeting and trade show Monday, February 19th, in Jonesboro at the Arkansas State University (ASU) Convocation Center. The meeting will feature Governor Asa Hutchinson as its guest speaker. The meeting will also include discussions on voluntary smoke management guidelines being developed by industry to […] Read more...

Trump to Address American Farm Bureau

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information President Trump, along with Secretary Sonny Perdue, is scheduled to address American Farm Bureau Federation early next week at its annual convention in Nashville, TN. He’s expected to discuss his initiatives related to regulatory reform, tax policy, trade policy, and farm programs among other issues. He will address the group on Monday. More below: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-05/farmers-gave-trump-their-votes-now-they-re-looking-for-a-return […] Read more...
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