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New Craft Distilleries Coming to East Arkansas

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Two new distillery businesses are in the works for East Arkansas, and both have plans to incorporate Arkansas grown commodities as inputs into the alcohol products they intend to commercialize. Delta Dirt Distillery in Helena, and Franklin’s Distillery in Blytheville, both hope to spur local economic activity and find success in building their brands and […] Read more...

Farmers Reminded of Voluntary Smoke Management Program

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Department of Agriculture is once again encouraging farmers to comply with the Arkansas Voluntary Smoke Management Program it operates. The program offers a a pre-burn checklist and a hotline for farmers to call prior to burning crop residue to determine if environmental conditions and other factors are optimal for burning. Farmers are encouraged […] Read more...

Plant Board Process for 2020 Dicamba Rules Underway

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Plant Board pesticide committee met Friday, August 23rd, to begin the discussion of Arkansas’s dicamba policy for the upcoming 2020 crop year. The committee did not make any determination on what a new rules should include, but they did broadly discuss the rulemaking process and review current and past rules for dicamba […] Read more...

G7 Summit Concludes with Little Drama

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Over the weekend, President Trump joined leaders of Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Japan, and Canada, in Paris, France, for the G7 Summit. The summit offered an opportunity for world leaders to communicate jointly and develop unified policies towards world matters. President Trump left the meeting lavishing praise for the other participants and expressing […] Read more...

National Cotton Council Mid-Year Meeting Held in Memphis

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) held its Mid-Year Meeting in Memphis August 20-22. The meeting offered an opportunity for the Council to conduct business matters and receive updates on policy, economic matters, and ongoing industry initiatives. More below: https://www.farmprogress.com/cotton/national-cotton-council-chairman-provides-action-updates https://www.farmprogress.com/cotton/ncc-s-campiche-delivers-mid-year-economic-report Read more...
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