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Trump Hints at Favoring Farmers and Renewable Fuel Industry on RFS

Thursday, June 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, June 6th, the White House indicated that President Trump would side with farmers and the renewable fuel industry when it comes to the consideration of the renewable fuel standard (RFS). The news was quickly applauded by Iowa Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley who had been party to previous discussions on the issue. […] Read more...

King Promoted at Farm Bureau

Thursday, June 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Farm Bureau has promoted Matt King to Director for Public Affairs and Governmental Affairs where he will cover federal issues on behalf of the organization while also assisting on state affairs. King previously served as director of market information and economics and served as program administer for commodity promotion boards, including the Soybean Research […] Read more...

June 4 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Thursday, June 7th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, June 4th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report for Arkansas. The report showed that Arkansas farmers were near the end of the planting season with 100 percent of corn, cotton, peanuts and rice planted and over 90 percent of soybean […] Read more...

Plant Board Denies New Grower Petition for Dicamba Use

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, June 5th, the Arkansas State Plant Board met to consider a petition from several Arkansas farmers seeking to convince the Plant Board to initiate a new rule making to allow for the use of dicamba through June 25th. The Plant Board heard from petitioners who pled with the board for a change of […] Read more...

UofA Hosts Seminar on Drones

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Thursday, June 7th, the University of Arkansas System’s Division of Agriculture’s Cooperative Extension Service hosted a webinar presentation on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and agriculture. This presentation served as a fast orientation to world of drones and how to use them in agricultural operations. This quick overview was designed to help farmers understand how […] Read more...
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