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Cotton Council Weekly Market Report

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The National Cotton Council (NCC) weekly cotton market report can be found at the link below. This weekly report for the week ending July 31st, provides an overview of the cotton market. Included in the report are cotton prices and data related to cotton supply and demand. Full report below: 7.31.2015 Weekly Cotton Market Report Read more...

Crawford Reintroduces FUELS Act for On-farm Fuel Storage Relief

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On July 21st, Arkansas First District Congressman Rick Crawford once again introduced the Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship (FUELS) Act (H.R. 3129) to direct the EPA administrator to change the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) regulation with respect to certain farms.  Specifically, the FUELS Act would: 1) exempt from all of the rule’s requirements […] Read more...

Congress Approves Another Short Term Highway Funding Bill

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information As the House and Senate scrambled to leave Washington for their annual Congressional August Recess, the two bodies once again fell short of reaching agreement on a long term solution to address significant highway trust fund shortfalls.  Instead, they agreed to a three month short-term bill that only provided a near term answer to the […] Read more...

El Nino is Focus of Weather Forecasters

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Farmers and those who market their crops are always looking to know what the weather will be in order to make the best decisions for their businesses, so they are often depending heavily on experts in weather and climate.  Today, much of the focus of weather and climate experts is on the impact of ocean […] Read more...

UofA Webinar on Rice Market Available for Review

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information A recent webinar hosted by the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture is now available for review online.  The webinar featured Nathan Childs, Agricultural Economist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS).  It also included Jarrod Hardke, Rice Extension Agronomist for the State of Arkansas.  The webinar provided all the […] Read more...
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