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American Farm Bureau President Speaks of Retirement Plans

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman recently joined Agri-Pulse on their “Open Mic” program to discuss his plans to retire. Stallman is retiring from a 16 year term as President when his current term expires this January. Many expect current Georgia Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall to be elected as the next President. More below: […] Read more...

Simmons Bank Announces Plan to Help Home Town’s Economy

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Simmons Bank recently announced that it was making a significant investment through the Simmons First Foundation (the corporation’s philanthropic arm) to help community leaders and public officials establish a viability plan for the economically challenged city. The effort, which is now known as “Go Forward Pine Bluff,” will utilize the work of the city’s 20/20 […] Read more...

USDA NASS Crop Production Numbers for 2015 Crop

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On November 10th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released updated Crop Production Report for Arkansas. The report provides the latest estimates for major commodities grown in Arkansas this year. According to the report, cotton production in Arkansas (205,000 acres) is forecast at 480,000 bales, down 307,000 from 2014 crop […] Read more...

Chairman Conaway Talks Ag Policy

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information U.S. House Agriculture Committee spoke recently to Agri-Pulse on its “Open Mic” program where he addressed a wide range of policy matters important to agriculture. During the interview, he spoke in depth about a wide range of matters, including annual funding legislation, proposed cuts to crop insurance, WOTUS, trade agreements, efforts to develop a cotton […] Read more...

November WASDE Report Offered Little Positive

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Recent estimates from the November World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) did not present positive information for farmers hoping to see better commodity prices. Across the board, the supply and demand numbers for nearly every major row-crop commodity showed high supply, high production numbers for 2015, […] Read more...
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