Action Alerts

UofA Publishes Report on 2018 Economic Injury for Soybean Farms

Friday, December 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture published a new report outlining estimated economic injury sustained by Arkansas soybean farmers in the 2018 crop year as a result of weather – mostly heavy rains through the harvest season. The report considers the level of damage throughout the 2018 crop year and the new damage […] Read more...

Congress Passes Two Week Spending Bill to Avert Shutdown

Friday, December 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, December 6th, both the House and the Senate approved a two-week stopgap spending measure for several government agencies. While Congress has completed work on several fiscal year 2019 appropriations measures they’ve yet to finalize some, including the department of agriculture. The new deadline to complete work is December 21. More below: https://www.axios.com/house-continuing-resolution-government-shutdown-6d565fe9-2a09-49f4-b451-6e340a85735c.html Read more...

State Ag Agencies Express Dicamba Frustrations with EPA

Thursday, December 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information At a meeting on December 3rd just outside of Washington, D.C., state pesticide regulators expressed concerns and frustrations to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on challenges in enforcing regulations related to dicamba herbicides. Some of the greatest concerns expressed were related to the increased caseloads related to suspected dicamba injury as well as concerns for […] Read more...

Mississippi Soybean Board Releases Irrigation Guidebook

Thursday, December 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Mississippi Soybean Research and Promotion Board in partnership with Mississippi State University have published a new Irrigation Guidebook for farmers. The guidebook offers soybean farmers guidance on irrigation practices and technologies to improve irrigation efficiencies. More below: https://irrigation.mssoy.org/content/uploads/Irrigation-Guide-2018.pdf Read more...

Cotton Council Seeks Applicants for 2019 Policy Education Program

Thursday, December 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) is seeking nominees for the 2019 Cotton Policy Education Program (PEP), which is made available through the Cotton Foundation. The PEP is a program aimed at providing education and leadership in policy for cotton producers from each major Cotton Belt region. The program involves two travel opportunities that include a […] Read more...
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