Action Alerts

Perdue Testifies Before Senate Appropriations Committee

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Perdue testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee on April 11th and took many tough questions from Senators on ongoing trade issues, particularly related to China, and other issues including potential plans to claw back funding authorized and appropriated for the 2018 fiscal year due to ongoing budget constraints. The […] Read more...

Trump Issues Executive Order on Economic Mobility

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On April 10, President Trump issued an executive order seeking to overhaul public assistance programs and strengthen work requirements in order to qualify. The order gives various cabinet secretaries 90 days to review the programs their agencies offer and recommend possible regulatory and policy changes. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, whose agency oversees several food and […] Read more...

April 10 Cotton Council Economic Review

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On April 10th, the National Cotton Council (NCC) released its latest Economic Review document, which outlines a variety of economic factors impacting the cotton industry. More below: http://files.constantcontact.com/400f333d501/adb076a4-3846-41f5-8167-a56a4e45bea7.pdf Read more...

University of Arkansas Crop Update April 10

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, April 10, the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service released a new crop update document for Arkansas producers. The report offers information and advice relative to issues facing producers at this stage of the growing season. The latest issue in includes impacts of the wet and cool spring as […] Read more...

ANRC Offers Water Conservation Tax Credits and Flow Meter Cost Share Programs

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) is looking to better promote water conservation incentives offered by the state to farmers and landowners. Tax credit incentives are available for landowners looking to make land improvements such as surface water reservoirs, land leveling, conversion from groundwater to surface water, and certain irrigation water measuring and control devices. […] Read more...
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