Action Alerts

Cuban Farmers Visit Arkansas & Meet Rice Farmers

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information This week, a group of Cuban farmers are visiting Arkansas to learn more about agriculture and business in Arkansas in a cultural exchange led by Winrock International. The visit represents the first official visit of Cuban farmers to the U.S. since the enactment of the Cuban embargo nearly 60 years ago.  Ag Council of Arkansas […] Read more...

University of Illinois Produces Report on ARC Payments for Corn, Soybeans & Wheat

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Illinois released a new report on October 18th that indicated what county Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) program payments would be for the 2015 crop year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) has released 2015 county yields and is now making payments on the ARC – County Coverage program […] Read more...

Justice Department Deere Continue Dispute on Planting Technology

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information John Deere and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) continue to go back and forth on Deere’s plans to acquire and license high speed planting technology.  In August the DOJ filed a lawsuit to stop Deere’s acquisition of Precision Planting, which developed a high-speed planting technology known as SpeedTube that is similar to Deere’s own […] Read more...

Mid-South Ag Innovation Group Seeks Entries for Entrepreneur Challenge

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Ag Tech Virtual Pitch Competition Apply on F6S October 27th, 2016 Deadline Deadline extended until October 27, 2016 AgLaunch Virtual Pitch Competition   We’re opening up the opportunity for any ag entrepreneur to upload a pitch video and win some cash! All pitches will be reviewed by the experts at Ag Innovation Development Group and our accelerator partners […] Read more...

USA Rice October Market and Economic Report

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USA Rice has made available its October edition of its monthly Rice Economic News and Analysis Document.  The report offers an update on market factors impacting the rice industry of the United States. The report focuses on supply and demand estimates, export markets, price updates, and other factors impacting the rice industry. Full document linked […] Read more...
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