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Judge Allows Lawsuits Against Syngenta on Corn to Proceed

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information This September, a federal judge made a determination that would allow the bulk of lawsuit claims from thousands of farmers across the country against the seed company Syngenta to proceed toward trial. The lawsuits were brought following the release of a Syngenta genetically modified corn seed marketed as Viptera prior to being approved for import […] Read more...

ANRC Releases Summaries of Cache River Watershed Meetings

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) has held stakeholder meetings recently regarding the Cache River Watershed in an effort to establish area wide management plans for the basin. The meetings have been divided into an upper basin area and lower basin area in order to incorporate everyone and best address local needs. The effort is […] Read more...

China Reported to Reach Agreement on U.S. Rice Imports

Monday, September 14th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, September 14th, multiple reports reached the press regarding China and the importation U.S. grown rice. According to these reports, China and the U.S. will sign an agreement on phytosanitary matters pertaining to rice imports from the United States. However, the details of such an agreement have not been fully reviewed by industry. If […] Read more...

USDA Crop Progress Report for Arkansas

Monday, September 14th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) provided an updated crop progress and condition report for Arkansas. The report provides the latest information regarding the 2015 crop for major commodities. According to this week’s update, corn was 100 percent mature and 79 percent harvested, cotton was 62 percent open […] Read more...

John Deere’s Chief Economist Talks Ag Economy

Monday, September 14th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Dr. J.B. Penn, the Chief Economist for John Deere Co. joined Agri-Pulse this week to describe the economic forces surrounding agriculture. He spoke about what the agriculture industry has experienced in recent years and the current challenges facing the agriculture due to low commodity prices. He also spoke in more general terms about the nation’s […] Read more...
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