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Dr. Milo Shult Passed Away July 19th at Age 75

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Dr. Milo Shult, former Vice President for Agriculture with the University of Arkansas System, passed away on Friday, July 19th, at age 75. Dr. Shult served in that role with the University of Arkansas from 1992 through 2010. Shult was inducted into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame in 2011, and he was a tireless […] Read more...

Cotton State Support Meeting July 24th in Marianna

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Wednesday, July 24th, the Cotton State Support Committee will meet at the Lon Mann Cotton Research Station in Marianna. The meeting, which is open to any cotton producer in Arkansas will offer an opportunity to review ongoing research programs funded with State Support dollars from the Cotton Board. In addition, there will be discussion […] Read more...

USDA Announces Trade Promotion Funds

Monday, July 22nd, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Friday, July 19th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it was awarding trade promotion funds for agricultural export groups as part of the agency’s efforts to assist farmers harmed by ongoing trade disputes, which have disrupted trade markets. The funding supplements Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development Program (FMD) funds. […] Read more...

U.S. Cotton Industry Launches Trust Protocol Initiative on Sustainability

Friday, July 12th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, a voluntary program designed to offer U.S. cotton producers the opportunity to better account for sustainability efforts on their farm and in their operations with the goal of making U.S. cotton a more choice product relative to other fibers grown and produced around the world, is now entering a pilot […] Read more...

July 8 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Thursday, July 11th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, July 8th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released an updated Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report indicates that cotton and peanuts continue to lead in regards to crop condition at most acreage in good to excellent condition while other commodities are mostly in good […] Read more...
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