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Arkansas Rice Federation Launches “Rice Reps” Scholarship

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information For Immediate Release: March 20, 2019Contact: W. Cade Bethea, 870.456.0285,  cade@campbellward.comArkansas Rice Accepting Applications for New Scholarship ProgramLITTLE ROCK, AR – High school juniors are eligible to apply for a new scholarship opportunity and win up to $7,000 towards higher education. Arkansas Rice’s “Rice Reps” is a five month program to help educate students about the rice industry […] Read more...

Crawford Talks Farm Bill and Trade Issues

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas First District Congressman Rick Crawford recently interviewed with Roby Brock of Talk Business Arkansas about the Congressman’s thoughts on the farm bill and the ongoing trade dispute with China. They also discussed trade with Cuba. The Congressman expressed support for the continuity provided by the farm bill passed in December and he expressed confidence […] Read more...

U.S. Celebrates Ag Day

Friday, March 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The week of March 10th through 17th was celebrated as Agriculture and farmers’ week across the country. In Arkansas, Governor Hutchinson proclaimed this week “Agriculture Week,” and March 12th as “Farmer Day,” to celebrate agriculture’s contributions to Arkansas. President Trump issued a proclamation on March 14th as well. National Ag Day was officially held on […] Read more...

President Trump Budget Proposal Guts Farm Bill Programs

Monday, March 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, March 11th, President Trump presented a budget proposal to Congress for the upcoming 2020 fiscal year, which begins October 1st. The presidential proposal, which typically does little to influence Congress, called for dramatic cuts to agriculture, including programs just recently enacted through the 2018 farm bill. President Trump proposed in his budget a […] Read more...

USDA Releases March WASDE

Friday, March 8th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On March 8th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a new World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE). The report provides the latest supply and demand estimates for major agricultural commodities. More below: https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/wasde0319.pdf https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/Secretary_Briefing/Archive/2019/March_2019_WASDE_Lockup_Briefing.pdf WASDE Cotton: Domestic Numbers Unchanged from Feb.   3-8  WASDE Oilseeds: Higher Domestic Soybean Crush, Reduced Stocks   3-8  WASDE Rice: Higher Domestic […] Read more...
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