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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...

Arkansas Governor Travels to Cuba

Monday, September 28th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward are both in Cuba this week to seek out trade and business opportunities for Arkansas. Hutchinson is the first governor to travel to Cuba since the U.S. opened its embassy in Cuba this July. He hopes that being the first to visit will prove […] Read more...

China Announces Plans to Import U.S. Soybeans

Monday, September 28th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 23rd, it was announced that buyers from China agreed to purchase $5.3 billion worth of U.S. soybeans, which would total more than 484 million bushels of U.S. soybeans. The announcement was made in Iowa at a signing ceremony hosted by the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC). It also coincided with Chinese President Xi […] Read more...

Speaker of U.S. House Announces Plan to Retire

Friday, September 25th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, September 25th, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner (R-OH) made a surprising announcement that he would retire from Congress in October of this year. His announcement comes to a surprise to almost everyone and during a time in which there is much work for Congress to complete. The U.S. House […] Read more...

Acre of Hope to Raise Funding for NE Arkansas Food Bank

Friday, September 25th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas will hold a special event fundraiser titled Acre of Hope on November 12th from 6:00pm-9:00pm at the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas. The Acre of Hope event is one that seeks to incorporate the agricultural community of Northeast Arkansas in a joint effort to fight hunger. The evening will […] Read more...
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