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Oct01

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency has announced its timeline for agricultural producers to elect either Price Loss Coverage (PLC) or Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) as part of the 2014 farm bill. Producers can make their choice November 17, 2014 - March 31, 2015, with enrollment taking place mid-April 2015 - summer 2015. In addition, now through February 27, 2015, producers have a one-time opportunity to reallocate their base acres or update their yields. Check out the following link for more information.

Oct01

October is #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth. So many of us have been directly affected by this unforgiving disease but there are resources available that can help especially when it comes to early detection. Here is more information that you or someone you know may find helpful in fighting against #breastcancer by developing an early detection plan: http://earlydetectionplan.org/

Oct01

#Manufacturers play a key role in providing #AR1 #jobs, and I'm honored to receive the "Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence" from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). This award honors members of Congress who demonstrate support for policies that enhance the ability of U.S. manufacturers to succeed in the global economy. http://www.nam.org/Communications/Articles/2014/10/Manufacturers-Announce-Legislative-Excellence-Award-Winners.aspx

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Sep26
‘Farm Protection Act’ Provides Needed Assurance to Producers

The only certainty upon which Arkansas’ First District agricultural producers can rely is the uncertainty they face year to year. Summer droughts commonly scorch crops and livestock while spring floods inundate young stands and pastures. Diseases and insects can dash dreams of a promising harvest. I...

Sep19
Arkansas Delegation Introduces ‘Farm Protection Act of 2014’

On Thursday, September 18, members of the Arkansas House delegation introduced H.R. 5542, the Farm Protection Act of 2014. The legislation was introduced to help protect ag-producers who may become creditors in a bankruptcy. Earlier this summer, a grain merchandiser, known as Turner Grain, located i...

Sep19
Rodeo Caucus Preserves First District, American Tradition

As we enter that season known as autumn, we see more county and district fairs dot the First District landscape. These fairs deliver an assortment of distractions for the entire family, including games, rides, exhibits, booths, sugary and/or deep-fried cuisine, livestock shows, and demolition derbie...

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Cabot Office 112 S. 1st Cabot, AR 72023
Phone: (501) 843-3043
Fax: (501) 843-4955
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-5:00PM CT
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Jonesboro Office 2400 Highland Dr, Ste. 300 Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: (870) 203-0540
Fax: (870) 203-0542
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-5:00PM CT
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Mountain Home Office 1001 Highway 62 E, Ste. 9 Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: (870) 424-2075
Fax: (870) 424-3149
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-5:00PM CT
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Washington DC Office 1711 Longworth HOB Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-4076
Fax: (202) 225-5602
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00AM-5:00PM ET
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Yea Sep 18, 2014 RC# 515 H.R. 2 American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act
Nay Sep 18, 2014 RC# 514 H.R. 2 American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act
Yea Sep 18, 2014 RC# 513 H.R. 4 Jobs for America Act
Nay Sep 18, 2014 RC# 512 H.R. 4 Jobs for America Act
Aye Sep 18, 2014 RC# 511 H.Res. 727 Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to remove Federal Government obstacles to the produ...
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