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Farm Bill Principals Meeting, but No Agreement Yet

Thursday, September 13th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The top four farm bill leaders from the House and Senate Agriculture Committees continue to meet in hopes of resolving differences on the farm bill so that it can ultimately be considered and approved by the conference committee. According to Agri-Pulse, the talks are progressing, but there are a significant number of areas of disagreement […] Read more...

September 12 World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 12, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released an updated World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. The report estimates supply and demand for all major commodities. According to the report, little was offered to indicate any upward price movement for commodities as U.S. farmers head into harvest. More below: https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/latest.pdf https://www.usda.gov/oce/commodity/wasde/Secretary_Briefing.pdf […] Read more...

September 11 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, September 11, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn is 99 percent mature, and 51 percent harvested; cotton is 72 percent open bolls; rice is […] Read more...

Cotton Council Releases Video on Contamination Prevention

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) has developed a new video series aimed at preventing contamination issues in U.S. cotton. The primary contaminant concern is related to plastics. The purpose of the video is to promote best management practices that can assist in minimizing potential for contamination. More below: https://www.cottongrower.com/cotton-news/ncc-educational-video-to-help-prevent-plastic-contamination/?utm_source=realmagnet&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=cgenews+09112018&utm_content=Andrew.Grobmyer@agcouncil.net Read more...

U.S. Officials Point to Russia as Prime Suspect in Cuba Attacks

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. intelligence agencies investigating mysterious “sonic” attacks on U.S. officials in Cuba and China have reportedly identified Russia as the primary suspect. The finding comes as a result of lengthy investigations that is said to include communication intercepts by U.S. intelligence agencies that provide additional evidence that point to Russia. The attacks against the United […] Read more...
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