Press Releases

Higginbothom Takes Helm at Ag Council

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, In The News, Membership Information, Press Releases PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release | Tuesday, January 3, 2017 West Higginbothom Named President of Agricultural Council of Arkansas Marianna Native Brings D.C. Experience and Arkansas Leadership to Ag Council LITTLE ROCK-  West Higginbothom of Marianna, Arkansas, was recently elected by the board of directors of the Agricultural Council of Arkansas to serve as President […] Read more...

Ag Council Holds Annual Meeting and Elects Leaders

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information, Press Releases PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Wednesday, December 16, 2015 AG COUNCIL of ARKANSAS HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTS LEADERS Members of the Ag Council of Arkansas held their 76th Board of Directors’ Annual Meeting in Little Rock on December 14th and 15th. The annual gathering offered leaders of the non-profit agricultural trade association the opportunity […] Read more...

Ag Council Statement on EPA WOTUS Rule

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 | Categories: Membership Information, Press Releases 5.27.2015 Statement on WOTUS Final Rule Statement by Ag Council Executive Vice President Andrew Grobmyer: “We are reviewing the final rule, but we remain opposed to the EPA’s efforts to dramatically expand its regulatory authority. With their efforts to redefine waters to be regulated by the Clean Water Act, they’ve created an enforcement and compliance […] Read more...

Obama Moves to Normalize Relations with Cuba

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 | Categories: Action Alerts, In The News, Membership Information, Press Releases This week, President Obama made some major news in trying to normalize diplomatic and commercial relations with Cuba as part of a recent negotiation over the release of a U.S. prisoner held in Cuba.  The efforts of the Administration are expected to help expedite opportunities for agricultural exports from the U.S. to Cuba.  Agricultural trade […] Read more...

Ag Council Urges Passage of Farm Bill Conference Report

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information, Press Releases On Tuesday, the Agricultural Council of Arkansas issued the following press release regarding the farm bill conference report agreement.  The statement urges the members of the Arkansas Congressional Delegation to support the measure, which is expected to be voted on in the coming days.  The House will likely vote on the measure tomorrow.  Members of […] Read more...
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