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USDA Catfish Report for Arkansas

Friday, July 24th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a catfish production report for Arkansas.  While the report showed Arkansas to be ranked third in the nation behind Mississippi and Alabama, it also showed a continued decline in inventory. According to the report, commercial catfish operations in Arkansas had 7.0 […] Read more...

Former Ag Council President to be Inducted in Hall of Fame

Friday, July 24th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Former Ag Council of Arkansas President Mary Ann Ritter Arnold of Marked Tree will be inducted into the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame.  This year marks the first year of induction into the Hall of Fame.  The Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Thursday, August 27th, at the Statehouse Convention Center in […] Read more...

USDA Approves Dow’s Enlist Cotton

Friday, July 24th, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it has approved Dow Agroscience’s genetically engineered (GE) “Enlist” Cotton seed. The department has now completed its regulatory review process for all of Dow’s Enlist traits – corn, soybeans and cotton.  The Enlist seeds develop plants that are tolerant to Dow’s Enlist Duo herbicide, a blend […] Read more...

Mid-South Cotton Producers Travel to Texas for 2015 PIE Program

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Beginning next week, ten Mid-South cotton producers will observe cotton and other agricultural operations in Texas the week of July 26 as part of the National Cotton Council’s 2015 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) Program. Sponsored by Bayer CropScience through a grant to The Cotton Foundation, the P.I.E. program is now in its 27th year of […] Read more...

USDA Projects Cotton Production for 2015 Crop

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information According to the latest USDA report, the 2015 US cotton crop is projected at 14.5 million bales, unchanged since May and 11 per cent below the 2014 crop. Total cotton harvested area is estimated at 8.5 million acres in July. USDA forecast the US yield at 819 pounds per harvested acre, 19 pounds below last […] Read more...
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