GROW WITH US
“Every farmer cannot give their talent, but there is no excuse for not investing money to protect your interests. You never know just when the help from an organization like this will be needed and needed badly. Experience has taught us that you can’t wait until war is declared to form and train an army.”
–Harvey R. Adams, Executive Vice President of the Agricultural Council of Arkansas in 1943
Membership is available to any individual or business interested in supporting the Agricultural Council of Arkansas. Today our membership is composed of family farms, agriculture related businesses, and others supportive of agriculture in Arkansas.
Our members strive to advance policies that will ensure the continued success of agriculture in our state. The Ag Council is a well-known and respected voice in the world of agriculture. We work closely with policy makers in Washington, D.C. and Arkansas to shape the future of agriculture.
There are four categories of membership: Primary; Associate; Ag Council Ally; and Sustaining.
*Member dues may be considered tax deductible as a necessary business expense.
If you wish to join, please fill out the appropriate form and return with check to:
Agricultural Council of Arkansas | P.O. Box 250909| Little Rock, AR 72225
Primary memberships are available to farmers and other individuals interested in supporting the Agriculture Council of Arkansas. Primary memberships are reserved for farmers, landowners, and businesses in Arkansas that have a significant investment and interest in production agriculture. Members at this level are eligible to serve on the Board of Directors and vote on Ag Council matters. A Primary Members pay annual membership dues of $350 per year. If you pay online, a service fee of $10 is added to your total.
Associate memberships are available to an entity that is directly associated or affiliated with a full dues paying member of the Agricultural Council of Arkansas. Associate Members pay annual membership dues of $100 per year.
If interested in adding an associate membership, please contact the Agricultural Council of Arkansas at (501) 376-0455.
AG COUNCIL ALLY MEMBERSHIP
An Ag Council Ally Membership is available to individuals, small businesses, and other trade associations wanting to support the Ag Council mission. This is a non-voting membership that does not receive full benefits of a full member. Members at this level do receive access to newsletters and other membership information produced and distributed by the Ag Council. Ag Council Ally Members pay annual membership dues of $100 per year. If you pay online, a service fee of $5 is added to your total.
SUSTAINING MEMBERSHIP (SPONSORSHIPS)
Sustaining memberships are available to corporate entities promoting agriculture and economic development interests. Sustaining members pay annual membership dues of a minimum of $1,000.
If you pay online, a $30 service fee is added to your total.
With a Sustaining Membership, we will:
1) put your business’s (logo) and weblink on our website, newsletter/e-newsletter;
2) recognize your support at each of our meetings;
3) offer your business the opportunity to direct market to our membership with direct mail, newsletter space, and presentation time at our meetings
Additional benefits are available to each member that gives at the Delta and Harvest Sponsor levels. These benefits include:
1) larger logos on materials recognizing sponsorship;
2) recognition as a meal sponsor at Ag Council meetings; and
3) additional advertising space on our website and in our newsletters
Harvest Sponsors receive free banner ad space on our website for the entire year of sponsorship at this level.
Note: Sustaining Members are not granted voting rights as members of the Agricultural Council of Arkansas, however their input is always welcome on policy matters.