Action Alerts

Governor Announces Completion of New Aerial Maps of Arkansas

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On December 27th, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced completion of work through the Arkansas Geographical Information Services (GIS) to provide modern aerial mapping of the entire state of Arkansas. The imagery was captured by plane in the early months of 2017 to capture the least amount of vegetation for maximum visibility to the earth’s surface. […] Read more...

Former Boozman Staffer to Help Lead Delta Regional Authority

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Christopher Caldwell was confirmed as federal co-chair to the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) by the U.S. Senate just before Christmas Holiday adjournment. Caldwell served several years under Senator John Boozman as his special projects director. The DRA is a 7 state regional economic development agency for the delta region of the United States, which includes […] Read more...

Cotton Incorporated Offering Producer Tours of Headquarters

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Cotton Incorporated is hosting “Headquarters Tours” for interested cotton producers February 18-20 and March 19-20. These tours are free for cotton producers interested in traveling to North Carolina to see Cotton Incorporated’s headquarters and receive a tour of research and promotion operations and tour a spinning mill. The intent is to let producers see the […] Read more...

House Approves Disaster Aid Bill With Cotton Safety Net Program

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information As Congress closes out work for the year, many legislative items are moving at breakneck speed. This includes tax cuts, continuing resolution for fiscal year 2017 appropriations, and a disaster aid spending bill. The House and Senate completed work on the tax cut measure and provided a near term continuing resolution through January 19th, but […] Read more...

Former Ag Council President Mary Ann Arnold Passed Away

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Former Ag Council of Arkansas President and Mayor of Marked Tree Arkansas, Mary Ann Arnold, passed away on December 21st at 90 years of age. Arnold served as president of the Ag Council of Arkansas in 1987 and carried many other accomplishments that gained her recognition into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame and the […] Read more...
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