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Arkansas Counties Voice Opposition to Idea of Shifting Responsibility on Roads

Monday, September 28th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, September 24th, the governor’s working group on highway finance met at the State Capitol to discuss potential solutions to address funding needs for Arkansas highways. This is the third meeting of the group, and their next meeting will be October 8th. At that meeting they are said to present a series of potential […] Read more...

Congress Seeks to Avoid Shutdown as Fiscal Year Comes to Close

Monday, September 28th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information September 30th marks the end of the 2015 fiscal year, and Congress must approve a spending bill for the 2016 fiscal year by October 1 to avoid another government shutdown. It’s likely that Congress will approve a short term “clean” spending bill that will allow for fiscal year funding levels to proceed until December 11th. […] Read more...

TPP Talks Resume in Atlanta

Monday, September 28th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information According to news reports, multi-national talks regarding the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement resumed this week in Atlanta. Chief negotiators from 12 of the countries involved in the TPP will conduct meetings throughout this week in hopes of advancing the agreement. The last similar meeting was held in Hawaii back in July. Following […] Read more...

New High Protein, Non-GMO Soybean Could Offer Premiums for Arkansas Farmers

Monday, September 28th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas soybean farmers will soon have a new variety of conventional soybeans available in future crop years that should offer premiums from interested buyers. This new variety, which was developed by Dr. Pengyin Chen of the University of Arkansas, is said to produce high-yielding, high-protein soybeans that are highly desired by the livestock industry and […] Read more...

Ag Council Member Hits 100 Bushel Mark for Third Consecutive Year

Monday, September 28th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Matt Miles of McGehee, Arkansas, once again achieved what most soybean farmers never have. That’s reaching 100 bushel yield per acre. Not only did he reach 100 bushels per acre, he’s done it three years in a row. He’s now being recognized by the Arkansas Soybean Research and Promotion Board, the Arkansas Soybean Association, and […] Read more...
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