Membership Information

USDA Releases Data Results from Land Ownership Surveys

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) recently released new data from its 2014 Tenure, Ownership, and Transition of Agricultural Land (TOTAL) survey. The TOTAL survey, which is part of the Ag Census, provided information regarding the make up of agriculture and land ownership in the United States today. The survey […] Read more...

AT&T and Century Link Announce Funding for Rural Broadband

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently announced that AT&T and Century Link will receive $54 million in federal funding to help build out broadband capacity in rural markets in Arkansas. The funding is received from the Connect America Fund (CAF), which is a federal funding mechanism under the Universal Service Fund (USF) established in 2011 […] Read more...

Ag Council Annual Meeting Set for December 14th and 15th

Monday, August 31st, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Ag Council of Arkansas will hold its Annual Board of Directors meeting in Little Rock on December 14th and 15th at the Capital Hotel in Little Rock. The two day meeting will begin Monday afternoon with a business meeting of the Board of Directors. A cocktail reception with board members and invited guests will […] Read more...

USDA Reports Computer Use Continues to Grow in Ag

Monday, August 31st, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information According to a recent report released from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS), computer use among farmers continues to increase. The increase comes as technology continues to play a greater and greater role in production agriculture in the U.S. More and more products and services utilized by farmers are directly […] Read more...

Arkansas Cotton Reported to be Good

Monday, August 31st, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information According to University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cotton Specialist Bill Robertson, this year’s cotton crop is in very good condition at this point in the growing season. While acreage is down and much of the state’s cotton acres were planted later than desired, Robertson projected that yields could meet or even exceed last […] Read more...
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