Action Alerts

CCC Lending Rates Bump Up

Monday, October 1st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for October 2018 WASHINGTON, October 1, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation, today, announced interest rates for October 2018. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for October is 2.500 percent, up from 2.375 percent in September. The interest rate for crop year […] Read more...

U.S., Mexico and Canada Work Through Weekend in Seek of NAFTA Deal

Monday, October 1st, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The United States, Mexico, and now Canada have come together in a final attempt to reach a tri-lateral free trade agreement before the end of month deadline to meet such a deal. While the U.S. and Mexico have already agreed to a bi-lateral deal, Canada is coming into the fold in the final hours to […] Read more...

State Plant Board Accepting Applications for Hemp Research Program

Saturday, September 29th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Plant Board approved at its September quarterly board meeting the new applications for the state’s industrial hemp research program. Applications for both growers and processors are now available online. More below: https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/industrial-hemp GROWER APPLICATION PROCESSOR APPLICATION Read more...

USDA Releases Updated Quarterly Grain Stocks Report

Saturday, September 29th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, September 28, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a new quarterly grain and oilseed stocks report. The report offered more bearish news for most commodities. More below: https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/article/2018/09/28/usda-releases-quarterly-grain-stocks http://www6.intlfcstone.com/arlan-suderman-webinar/?utm_source=PardotCampaign&utm_campaign=Webinar&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Arlan-Suderman-Webinar 9.28.2018 Quarterly Grains Stocks Report 9.28.2018 Ark Grain Stocks Report 9.28.2018 Ark Small Grains Summary   Read more...

U.S. and Japan Engaged in Trade Discussion

Thursday, September 27th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The United States and Japan announced that they will begin talks to seek a new bilateral free trade agreement. The U.S. is looking to make up for some markets potentially missed when the U.S. decided to withdraw from the multi-lateral Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  The two nations represent the largest economies of the TPP nations. The […] Read more...
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