Action Alerts

Winthrop Rockefeller Institute Receives $100 Million Gift

Friday, October 12th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System and the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute announced on October 12th that it was to receive an endowment  gift of more than $100 million from the Winthrop Rockefeller Charitable Trust. The gift is designed to provide funds to support the institute in perpetuity. The institute on Petit Jean Mountain near […] Read more...

October 9 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, October 9, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn is 93 percent harvested; cotton is 45 percent harvested; rice is 88 percent harvested; and soybeans […] Read more...

National Cotton Council October Market Report

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) published its October Cotton Market Report on October 11th. The report shows the latest economic factors facing the cotton industry. More below: http://files.constantcontact.com/400f333d501/115a65ee-5b7a-4ab7-a114-7767575e1526.pdf Read more...

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Announces 2019 Class

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas and the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Board announced Wednesday (Oct. 10) the 2019 class of inductees for the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame. The class will include the induction of 4 Arkansas business leaders. They will join 82 other members of the Hall […] Read more...

Congress Approves Water Infrastructure Bill

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The United States Senate unanimously approved on October 10th a water infrastructure bill known as the America’s Water Infrastructure Act (WRDA Bill), sending the measure to President Trump for his signature. The measure was approved by the U.S. House in September. The measure authorizes funding for water infrastructure projects, expands water storage capabilities, provides assistance […] Read more...
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