Action Alerts

Mississippi State Receives USAID Grant for Fish Innovation Lab

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Mississippi State University (MSU) was recently awarded a new $15 million U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) grant to lead an initiative that continues efforts to reduce poverty and improve health outcomes for global populations dependent on aquaculture-led economies. The funding, which will cover 5 years of operation will create the Feed the Future Innovation […] Read more...

UofA Bumpers School Merges Entomology and Plant Pathology Departments

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information North to Serve as Interim Head of Combined Entomology, Plant Pathology Departments Sep. 18, 2018 Professor Ken Korth has been named interim head of the combined departments of entomology and plant pathology. Photo by Fred Miller Professor Ken Korth has been named interim head of the combined departments of entomology and plant pathology. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. […] Read more...

Several States Urge EPA to Avoid Cut-off Date on Dicamba

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Twenty state departments of agriculture representing an estimated 72% of soybean acres and 74% of cotton acres submitted a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler urging the agency to not include a mandatory stop use date for dicamba when it releases its makes its determination for the registration licenses for […] Read more...

USDA NRCS Arkansas Newsletter

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) released a new quarterly newsletter highlighting conservation initiatives in Arkansas. The newsletter focused on initiatives including water quality, soil health and irrigation water management among other priorities across the state. More below: FY18 4th Quarter NRCS AR Newsletter Read more...

Trump Signs New Miscellaneous Tariff Bill to Reduce Tariffs on Certain Imports

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, September 13, President Donald Trump signed into law the Miscellaneous Tariff Act of 2018. The bill, which was approved by both the House and Senate reduces tariff rates on specific imports. Many of the imported items listed in the bill include agricultural chemistries, other industrial and manufacturing inputs, as well as consumer goods. […] Read more...
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