Action Alerts

Boozman Sends Warning Letter on NAFTA

Monday, November 27th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 20th, U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) led a bipartisan letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross asking the administration to conduct a robust economic analysis to evaluate how any changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would affect changes to the nation’s crop and livestock sectors. The letter was delivered as the […] Read more...

Crop Progress and Condition Report

Monday, November 20th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 20, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report indicated soybean harvest to be 99 percent complete, cotton harvest to be 98 percent complete, peanut harvest to be 95 percent complete, and all other major commodities to be […] Read more...

University of Arkansas Division of Ag Dedicates New Building in Fayetteville

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, November 16, the University of Arkansas dedicated the new Arkansas Agricultural Research and Extension Center.  The 54,000 square foot building, named the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences, promises to be the new standard for agricultural research and education in Arkansas. The two-story building’s two wings provide modern laboratories and workspace for Division of […] Read more...

Monsanto Makes New Plea to Arkansas Court for Elimination of Plant Board Rules

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, November 17, Monsanto issued another plea to an Arkansas judge seeking to halt the State Plant Board’s latest regulation that would place a ban on use of dicamba from April 16 through October 31.  The regulation is expected to go before the legislature for final consideration next month. More below: http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/119693/monsanto-asks-arkansas-judge-to-halt-herbicide-ban?utm_source=enews_111717&utm_medium=email&utm_content=agriculture-news&utm_campaign=newsletter&enews_zone=3821   Read more...

Cotton Incorporated Monthly Economic Report

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The November Cotton Incorporated Monthly Economic Report is now available online.  The report offers news and information related to the cotton market, including supply and demand estimates and numbers related to world production and trade. More below: http://www.cottoninc.com/corporate/Market-Data/MonthlyEconomicLetter/?utm_source=bronto&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Monthly+Economic+Letter&utm_content=andrew.grobmyer@agcouncil.net&utm_campaign=Monthly+Economic+Letter+-+November++2017 Read more...
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