Action Alerts

Arkansas Department of Agriculture Issues Scholarships

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/16/2019Contact: Brett Dawson, (501) 219-6324, brett.dawson@agriculture.arkansas.gov  See this Release online Scholarships Presented to Arkansas College Students Majoring in Agriculture LITTLE ROCK, AR – Governor Hutchinson, Arkansas Agriculture Secretary Wes Ward, and State Plant Board Director Butch Calhoun presented $20,000 in scholarships at the State Capitol on Monday to students from four Arkansas universities with […] Read more...

Memphis Based AgLaunch Recognized as SBA Innovation Cluster Hub

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts News Release: AGLAUNCH RECEIVES REGIONAL INNOVATION CLUSTER AWARD FROM SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Mid-South Delta Region Designated as Regional Innovation Cluster Focused on AgTech and Value-Chain Businesses MEMPHIS, Tenn. (April 16, 2019) — AgLaunch Initiative (AgLaunch)has been named one of seven new Small Business Administration’s Regional Innovation Clusters, a program built to strengthen opportunities for small businesses within […] Read more...

General Assembly Concludes Legislative Work

Thursday, April 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Wednesday, April 10th, the 92nd Arkansas General Assembly wrapped up its legislative session. The General Assembly will formally conclude the session in late April or early May when they return to adjourn sine die. The session, which began January 15th, covered a wide range of issues for the State of Arkansas and the agriculture […] Read more...

USDA Accepting Applications for Conservation Innovation Grants

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas NRCS Solicits Conservation Innovation Grant Proposals Mike Sullivan, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) state conservationist, announced approximately $300,000 in funding is available through the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies within Arkansas. CIG, a component of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, is […] Read more...

CSP Signup Deadline May 10

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USDA Announces Sign-Up Deadline for Updated Conservation Stewardship Program LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 8, 2019 – The deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for funding in fiscal year (FY) 2019 is May 10, 2019. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) plans to invest up to $700 million for new enrollments and contract extensions in […] Read more...
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