Action Alerts

Arkansas Hemp Company Forms Research Partnership with UofA

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts A Fayetteville based company, Arkansas Hemp Genetics, LLC., announced plans to partner with the University of Arkansas in the development of research related to the growing and processing of hemp for the cannabis oil industry. In 2017, Arkansas approved a new law allowing for the development of research into the commercialization of industrial hemp in […] Read more...

Government Shutdown Impacting Agriculture

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The ongoing federal government shutdown due to disagreement on border security funding has led to the closure of several government agencies that impact U.S. agriculture. Foremost among these agencies is the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Other agencies impacted include the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Department of Interior (DOI). […] Read more...

China Makes Move Towards Importing U.S. Rice

Friday, December 28th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts Below from USA Rice: A New Year’s Surprise from China?  By Bob CummingsBEIJING, CHINA — USA Rice’s office in China reports that China Customs announced today on its official website that the China market is opened for the import of U.S. milled rice effective from December 27, 2018, in accordance with the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Protocol signed […] Read more...

Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting in Stuttgart January 8th

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Rice Annual Meeting will be held January 8, 2019 at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart, Arkansas. All registered meeting attendees will enjoy guest speakers and an industry trade show followed by a free catered lunch. TO REGISTER FOR THE ARKANSAS RICE ANNUAL MEETING AS AN INDIVIDUAL ATTENDEE, PLEASE CLICK HERE. TO SPONSOR […] Read more...

Japanese Delegation Visits Arkansas in Hopes of Growing Ties

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A group of representatives from the government of Japan visited Arkansas last week in an effort to build upon ongoing business and trade relationships between Arkansas and Japan. The visit included several meetings with Arkansas industry and government leaders as part of an effort of Japan to establish and grow diplomatic partnerships with the United […] Read more...
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