Action Alerts

Roberts to Chair Senate Ag Committee in 116th Congress

Thursday, January 10th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) will continue to serve as Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture in the 116th Congress. Chairman Roberts, who was instrumental in the development and passage of the 2018 farm bill announced that he will not run for re-election in 2020 when his current term is scheduled to expire. Senator […] Read more...

Trump Nominates Wheeler to Lead EPA

Thursday, January 10th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts President Donald Trump has nominated Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator to serve as Administrator to the EPA. A hearing on his nomination is scheduled for January 16th in the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW). Wheeler has served as Acting Administrator since Scott Pruitt left the agency in July, 2018. More below: […] Read more...

5 Named to 2019 Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame Class

Monday, January 7th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame to Add 5 Members LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame has announced plans to induct five individuals whose leadership and service have brought distinction to the state’s largest business sector. The newest class includes retired University of Arkansas educator Dr. L.B. (Bernie) Daniels of Fayetteville; Ed Fryar […] Read more...

USDA Economic Reports Postponed Due to Shutdown

Monday, January 7th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it would postpone the publication of anticipated economic reports until government funding is restored. January 11th would have been the date for publication of the latest World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report and other agricultural data reports. More below: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/04/reuters-america-update-1-u-s-delays-key-agriculture-reports-due-to-government-shutdown.html?utm_source=Agri-Pulse+Daily+Harvest+2018&utm_campaign=ecaa6cf0d3-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_01_07_10_41&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6978e27d37-ecaa6cf0d3-48790281 Read more...

UofA Winter Production Meeting Schedule Announced

Monday, January 7th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The University of Arkansas System’s Cooperative Extension Service announced its schedule for their winter production meetings, which are aimed at assisting Arkansas producers. The meetings will be held across the state in January and February. The meetings will offer the latest research and verification findings of the University researchers and the opportunity for producers to […] Read more...
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