Action Alerts

Arkansas Names Economic Opportunity Zones for Capital Gains Investments

Monday, April 30th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) announced that the state had identified up to 85 “opportunity zones” to be eligible for new investment opportunities under a new provision in the federal tax cut bill approved late in 2017. Investors participating in qualifying Opportunity Funds focused on opportunity zones can enjoy significant tax benefits for their […] Read more...

House Farm Bill Could See Floor in May

Monday, April 30th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX) recently announced that he hoped to bring the farm bill before the full House the week of May 14. Conaway was working with the House Rules Committee to establish plans for floor consideration. His aim is to limit and defeat amendments harmful to the bill and to ensure […] Read more...

Ag Department Says Dicamba Rules Apply to Arkansas Farmers

Monday, April 30th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On April 25th, the Arkansas Supreme Court overruled recent temporary restraining orders (TROs) granted to farmers by district courts in Eastern Arkansas. As of April 30th, only one TRO was still in place*, but the Supreme Court is expected to continue to overrule any new TROs and the Arkansas Attorney General continues to appeal TROs […] Read more...

INTL FCStone Hosting Grain Merchandising Risk Academy in Chicago August 1-3

Monday, April 30th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information INTL FCStone Financial Inc., a sponsor of the Ag Council, will be hosting the 2018 Grain Merchandising Risk Academy in Chicago, Illinois on August 1 – 3, 2018.  Ag Council members can receive a $100 off discount for the event. Member’s $100 Off Discount Code is: G&F INTL FCStone Financial Inc., FCM Division is hosting a […] Read more...

Little Rock to Host Ag Law Meeting on Ag Tech

Friday, April 27th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 15-16, the National Ag Law Center, National Association of Attorneys General, and the Agriculture and Food Law Consortium will hold a conference in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Ag Technology and the Law. More information below… The future of American agriculture is being and will be defined by rapidly emerging technologies – big data, […] Read more...
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