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USDA Released National Prospective Planting Estimates for U.S.

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On March 31st, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released estimates of prospective plantings for major commodities in the United States.  The report indicated that corn plantings are estimated to be up 6 percent, soybean acres down less than 1 percent, wheat acres down 9 percent, cotton acres up 11 percent, and rice acres up […] Read more...

New Episode of Agri-Arkansas Highlights University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Education Television Network (AETN) show Agri-Arkansas has a new episode out, and the program features the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service.  The show highlights the multitude of services that are offered through the extension service, including the many research and extension benefits provided to Arkansas farmers. The extension service […] Read more...

Delta Symposium April 7th in Pine Bluff to Address Delta Economy

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, In The News, Membership Information Rex Nelson of Simmons Bank, along with Ag Council of Arkansas Board Member Ritter Arnold of Marked Tree and Ag Council member Judge Raymond Abramson of Holly Grove, will co-host an all-day symposium focused on the Arkansas Delta.  The event is open to the public, and it is designed to help community leaders network and […] Read more...

USDA NRCS State Office to Host RCPP Briefing April 6th

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas State Conservationist, Mike Sullivan, announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will host a meeting on April 6, 2016 to discuss the recent Announcement for Program Funding (APF) through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). The meeting will be held in the Arkansas River Room at ANRC […] Read more...

USDA Releases Stocks Report for Arkansas Rice and Grains

Monday, April 4th, 2016 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a report on March 31st that provided supply estimates for rice, corn and soybeans in Arkansas.  The report estimated that net rough rice stocks were up 8 percent from 2015.  On farm totals were down 14 percent while off farm stocks were up […] Read more...
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