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Arkansas Ag Department and Farm Credit Join for Scholarship to Veterans

Monday, July 16th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Agriculture Department and Farm Credit are providing six $1,000 Homegrown by Heroes academic scholarships for military veterans, current military personnel, and their spouses or children who are pursuing an agricultural or an agricultural-related degree. Scholarship funding is provided by Farm Credit. Applications are due Friday, Aug. 17. https://www.agriculture.arkansas.gov/Websites/aad/files/Content/6140361/Arkansas_Agriculture_Department_and_Farm_Credit_to_Provide_Homegrown_by_Heroes_Scholarships,_Jul_2018.pdf For details on the Homegrown […] Read more...

UofA Webinar on Cuban Market Available Online

Monday, July 16th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’ Cooperative Extension Service recently hosted a webinar focused on Cuba as an export market for rice. The webinar featured Dr. Durand-Morat who described the production, processing, and market features of the Cuban rice sector and discussed the potential implications for U.S. rice.   Dr. Alvaro Durand-Morat is […] Read more...

Farm Bill Conference Could Come in Near Future

Monday, July 16th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information With the House and Senate both successful in approving their version of the farm bill, the two bodies are inching closer to entering the conference process of resolving the differences between the two measures. The House is expected this week to vote to go to conference with the Senate on the legislation, but House Agriculture Committee […] Read more...

Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

Monday, July 16th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, July 9th, President Trump announced that he would nominate Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court to fill a vacancy from Justice Anthony Kennedy who will retire from the bench once a new justice is confirmed. Kavanaugh currently serves on the  U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. […] Read more...

Trump Announced Plans for $200 Billion More in Tariffs

Monday, July 16th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, July 10, President Trump announced plans to levy an additional $200 billion in new tariffs on imports from China in response to China’s enactment of $50 billion in tariffs on U.S. imports, including many agriculture commodities. The Chinese tariffs, which went into effect July 6th, were in response to initial tariffs placed on […] Read more...
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