Action Alerts

Delta Plastics Offering More PipePlanner Training in March

Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Delta Plastics announced that it is holding more education webinars for its PipePlanner irrigation program. PipePlanner is a web-based custom hole size selection and irrigation tool for farmers seeking more efficient utilization of water in-furrow crop irrigation. The program will be available at the following link during the times listed below. global.gotomeeting.com/join/884832181 More below: Read more...

UofA Comparative Crop Budgets Available

Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service has made available budget summaries and spreadsheets to use in making crop plans for the 2019 season. The spreadsheets allow for modifying the inputs to better represent specific operations. The PDF files represent easily printable and viewable versions on mobile platforms. Continue to monitor […] Read more...

U.S. Trade Representative Updates Congress on Trade Policy

Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer updated members of Congress on ongoing trade matters related to the interests of the United States. A major focal point of the testimony was China. More below: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-house/u-s-trade-chief-sees-long-term-china-challenges-continued-tariff-threat-idUSKCN1QG250 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8SmI8-ax-s Read more...

U.S. Wins WTO Cases Against China

Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled in favor of the United States in a recent case against China on agricultural commodities including rice. The ruling represents a significant victory for the United States as it has long complained about China and India’s policies related to subsidization of their agriculture sectors. More below: https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/11950-wto-rules-against-china-on-wheat-and-rice-subsidies https://news.yahoo.com/us-wins-dispute-over-china-grain-subsidies-wto-173201507–finance.html https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-agriculture-idUSKCN1QH224 Read more...

Secretary Perdue Visits Congressional Committees

Thursday, February 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue visited the U.S. House and U.S. Senate on Wednesday and Thursday, February 27th and 28th, to provide updates on ongoing trade negotiations and the implementation efforts related to the 2018 farm bill. More below: https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/11946-perdue-sets-signup-goals-for-farm-bill https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-farms-perdue/us-farm-debt-soars-to-levels-seen-during-1980s-farm-crisis-agriculture-secretary-idUSKCN1QG24Y https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8t4etV1X8g https://www.agriculture.senate.gov/hearings/implementing-the-agriculture-improvement-act-of-2018 Read more...
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