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Crop Progress and Condition Report Updated

Monday, October 26th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) updated their weekly crop progress and condition report for Arkansas. The report provides a summary of the status of each major commodity grown in Arkansas through the week ending October 25th. According to this report, corn and sorghum are 100 percent harvested. […] Read more...

USDA Announces Issuance of Safety-Net Payments

Monday, October 26th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, October 26th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that nearly on half of the 1.7 million farms that signed up for either the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs will receive safety net payments for the 2014 crop year. According to USDA, crops receiving assistance include barley, corn, […] Read more...

New “Agri-Arkansas” Program Features Coastal Plain

Monday, October 26th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information This month’s installment of Arkansas Education Television Network’s (AETN’s)”Agri Arkansas” featured the Gulf Coastal Plain region of Arkansas. “Agri Arkansas” is a television program designed to celebrate agriculture in Arkansas, by featuring experts, innovators and the challenges of the state’s largest industry. This month’s Agri Arkansas continues the look into agriculture in each of Arkansas’s […] Read more...

Arkansas Highway Advisory Group Inches Forward on Recommendations

Monday, October 26th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On October 22nd, the Governor’s Working Group on Highway Funding met to discuss ideas for addressing highway funding needs in the state. Much of what they are considering is locating additional revenue sources and providing recommendations for the governor and legislature to consider. The group has until Dec. 15 to issue a final report, and […] Read more...

Ryan Likely to Replace Boehner as Speaker of the House

Monday, October 26th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information This week, the U.S. House of Representatives will likely name its next Speaker, and the leading name for the position is Paul Ryan (R-WI). Ryan currently serves as Chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, which handles tax and budget matters for the House of Representatives. Ryan will replace current Speaker of the House […] Read more...
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