Action Alerts

Senate Approves Energy Bill Without Arkansas Support

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On April 20th, the U.S. Senate approved an updated energy policy bill that represents the first comprehensive energy policy update since 2007.   While the measure passed with a large bipartisan majority (85-12), the bill failed to receive the support of Arkansas Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton.  Both Arkansas Senators voted to oppose the measure […] Read more...

House Appropriations Committee Approves Energy & Water Bill

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On April 19th, the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee approved the energy and water appropriations bill to fund the national defense nuclear weapons activities, the Army Corps of Engineers, various programs under the Department of Energy (DOE), and other related agencies for fiscal year 2017, which begins October 1.  The bill still has a long […] Read more...

House Appropriations Committee Advances Ag Bill

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On April 19th, the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2017 agriculture appropriations bill to fund the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for fiscal year 2017, which begins October 1.  The bill still has a long way to go before becoming […] Read more...

April WASDE Report

Monday, April 25th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On April 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released an updated World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report.  The WASDE report takes a comprehensive look at supply and demand estimates from around the world in an effort to provide information on the commodity marketplace. According to the April report little of significance was […] Read more...

Crop Progress & Condition Report for April 25th

Monday, April 25th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, April 25th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report included progress made through Sunday, April 24th. According to the report, corn was 90 percent planted with 73 percent emerged, rice was 75 percent planted and 40 percent […] Read more...
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