Action Alerts

Rice PLC Payment Rates Announced

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it has determined payment rates for the 2015 crop year, and that payments will be reaching rice farms in the coming days. While the reference price for rice is set at $14.00 for long grain rice by law in the farm bill, the payment is based on […] Read more...

House Oversight Committee Issues Report on WOTUS

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Government Oversight released a lengthy report criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the White House for the development of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, which was widely criticized by agriculture groups. The report cites multiple findings that indicate the Administration took legal shortcuts, implemented its […] Read more...

USDA Opens Enrollment in ARC/PLC for 2017

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 1, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that producers on farms with base acres under the farm safety net programs of the 2014 farm bill can now go to their Farm Service Agency (FSA) to sign contracts and enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the […] Read more...

EPA Advances Approvals for More Enlist Duo

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 1st, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has completed a secondary review of synergistic effects of Dow Agrosciences Enlist Duo herbicide and concluded that synergism that could impact non-target threatened or endangered plant species does not exist. They went on to say that the herbicide mix of glyphosate and 2,4-D choline, which is […] Read more...

Randy Reynolds to Chair Boll Weevil Board

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 2nd, Randy Reynolds of Blytheville, Arkansas, officially assumed the position of Chairman of the Arkansas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation Board. He replaces Laudies Brantley of England, Arkansas, who served as Chairman over the last two years.  Brantley’s service to the board dates back to 1999, and as Chairman he was able to successfully […] Read more...
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