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EPA Proposes Stricter Rules on Restricted Use Pesticides

Monday, August 17th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  issued a proposal to revise the Certification of Pesticide Applicators rule.  The rule would establish more strict standards to the application of pesticides with restricted use pesticide (RUP) labels.  The EPA would prohibit applications of these products by anyone under the age of 18, and they would […] Read more...

Past Webinars Available

Monday, August 17th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service has offered several new informational webinars to the public on issues important to the agriculture economy.  Leading the webinar series is Dr. Bobby Coats.  Below are a few of the recent webinars now available for review.  The webinars include an overview of the corn […] Read more...

Crop Updates from the UofA’s Research & Extension Staff

Monday, August 17th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service recently posted several new updates to their Arkansas Row-Crops Blog.  These updates offer farmers with pertinent information and recommendations for farmers.  The blog posts help educate farmers on common challenges and best management practices.  The latest posts can be located through the link below: […] Read more...

Senate EPW Committee Gets Contentious Just Before Recess

Monday, August 17th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information In the final days leading to the August Congressional recess, things began to get a little contentious in the U.S. Senate, especially in the Environment and Public Works Committee.  During a hearing on August 5th, where several bills were to be considered and voted on, Democrats staged a walk out and did not participate in […] Read more...

University of Arkansas Hosts Successful Rice Expo in Stuttgart

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On August 7th, the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture hosted a major public event in Stuttgart that highlighted the rice industry.  The Friday event was held at the Grand Prairie Center a day after hosting a joint House and Senate Agriculture Committee hearing at the Division’s Rice Research Center where ground was broken […] Read more...
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