Action Alerts

Fish and Wildlife Service Reestablishes Permits for Cormorants

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In welcome news to Arkansas’s aquaculture industry, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has reestablished federal permits in Arkansas to allow for the taking of a limited number of double-crested cormorants. The FWS recently resumed issuing such permits to operators and employees of fish farms setting the total kill limit in Arkansas at about […] Read more...

Attorney General Sessions Releases Enforcement Memo on Marijuana

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued on Thursday, January 4th, a Department of Justice memorandum to U.S. Attorneys regarding policies of enforcement for federal laws related to marijuana. The memo encourages U.S. Attorneys to implement strict enforcement of violations of federal laws pertaining to criminal violations of federal laws pertaining to marijuana and rescinded […] Read more...

Secretary Perdue Announces State Farm Service Agency Committee Appointees

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, January 4th, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Announced State Farm Service Agency (FSA) Committee Appointments across the country. Ag Council of Arkansas board member Nathan Reed was included in the list for Arkansas along with Ron Chastain who previously held public service positions for the Farm Service Agency and Senator Boozman. In […] Read more...

Cotton Council Annual Meeting February 9-11 in Fort Worth

Friday, January 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) Annual Meeting will be held in Fort Worth, TX, February 9-11. The meeting offers an opportunity for all segments of the U.S. cotton industry to gather for the development of unified policy and the selection of leadership for the industry. The meeting also provides a review of cotton industry activities […] Read more...

State Plant Board Reaffirms Dicamba Regulations

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On January 3rd, the Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) held two meetings to discuss the proposed regulations for dicamba in the 2018 crop year. The pesticide committee met at 10am and the full board met at 1pm. The meeting was called as a result of a request from the Arkansas Legislative Council (ALC) of the […] Read more...
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