Action Alerts

USDA NASS Releases Report on 2018 Arkansas Crop Production

Friday, February 8th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, February 8th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released a new report summarizing Arkansas crop acres and production yields for the 2018 crop year. More USDA details and the full report below: https://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Arkansas/Publications/Crop_Releases/Annual_Summary/2018/arannsum18.pdf Arkansas corn area harvested for grain is 645,000 acres, up 8 percent from 2017. The […] Read more...

Nutrien to Acquire Actagro

Thursday, February 7th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Nutrien, the largest agriculture retail company and the largest potash producer, recently announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire Actagro, a California based company that develops, manufactures and markets soil and plant health products and technologies. Actagro has two manufacturing facilities in the United States, one in California and another in Osceola, Arkansas. […] Read more...

Mid-South Farm and Gin Show March 1-2

Friday, February 1st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The 67th Annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show will be held at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis March 1st and 2nd. The gathering offers attendees a variety of programs and opportunities, including presentations and industry trade shows. More below: https://www.farmandginshow.com Register Here Schedule of Events Read more...

Riceland Foods’ Inaugural Distinguished Presentation Series Event at Arkansas State University to Feature President Clinton on February 11th

Friday, February 1st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Riceland Foods will kick off its Riceland Distinguished Presentation Series with Arkansas State University on February 11th by featuring “An Evening with President Clinton.” The event will begin at 5:30 p.m., and admission is free, but all seats are reserved and must be requested in advance. Tickets may be requested online at AState.edu/RicelandSeries, with the ticket […] Read more...

Dicamba Comment Period Ends February 5th; Hearing February 20th

Friday, February 1st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Public Comment Period and Public Hearing Date Set for Proposed Dicamba Regulations The 30-day public comment period for proposed regulations regarding the use of dicamba in Arkansas on soybean and cotton varieties resistant to dicamba will close Tuesday, February 5th.  Comments may be submitted online at the following link: https://www.cognitoforms.com/ArkansasAgriculture1/_2019ProposedDicambaRule Mailed comments should be mailed […] Read more...
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