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USDA Extends Comment Period on Proposals to Move ERS & NIFA

Friday, September 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Release No. 0175.20 Contact: USDA Forest Service Press Office Email: pressoffice@fs.fed.us USDA Extends Deadline for Expressions of Interest for New ERS & NIFA Headquarters (Washington, DC – September 7, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced an extension of the deadline for interested parties to submit an expression of interest to house […] Read more...

Group Makes Push for Cuba Trade in Farm Bill

Friday, September 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On September 5th, a group of over 60 agriculture associations, businesses, and elected officials across 17 states urged leadership of the House and Senate Committees on Agriculture to include a Cuba trade provision in the 2018 farm bill that the Congressional Budget Office determined would save $690 million over 10 years. The suggested amendment, adapted […] Read more...

Grow Your Exports Seminar September 27

Friday, September 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas District Export Council is hosting a seminar September 27th from 11:30am until 3:3opm in Little Rock to help Arkansas based businesses learn more about how to grow sales through exports. The education program is applicable to any business looking to learn more about how to conduct sales into international markets. The seminar will […] Read more...

Dr. Childs Examines Rice Export Markets for U.S. Industry in Recent Webinar

Friday, September 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Dr. Nathan Childs, an economist with the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture, recently participated in a webinar in which he provided insight and analysis on the U.S. rice industry and its export markets. In the report, Dr. Childs noted that Latin America represented about 80 percent of the long grain export market and […] Read more...

University of Arkansas Weed Scientists Studying Harvest Weed Seed Destructor

Friday, September 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Weed scientists with the University of Arkansas are studying new crop harvest technology designed to help control weed populations. The technology, known as the Integrated Harrington Weed Seed Destructor, was developed in Australia. The technology attaches to crop harvest machinery and is designed to destroy weed seed collected through the combine during harvest. The goal […] Read more...
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