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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Arkansas Newsletter for Sunday November 17, 2019 ( 3 items )  

Blockchain in the Supply Chain Expert Fugate Joins Cold Chain Industry Scientific Advisory Council
ARLINGTON, Virginia, Nov. 13 -- The Global Cold Chain Alliance issued the following news release: The World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO), a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), is pleased to announce that Dr. Brian Fugate, Chair of the Department of Supply Chain Management and Oren Harris Endowed Chair in Transportation at the University of Arkansas Sam M. Walton College of Business has joined its Scientific Advisory Council. On the importance of blockchain in the cold c  more

National Wildlife Foundation Seeks to Award Grants for Wetlands Restoration in Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley
MEMPHIS, Tennessee, Nov. 15 -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation issued the following news release: * * * - Grants will be awarded to projects that achieve on-the-ground conservation outcomes benefitting wildlife, fish and water quality * * * The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently announced 2020 funding through the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley Restoration Fund (Fund). The 2020 Requests for Proposals (RFP) for grants is currently open with approximately $4 mill  more

USA Rice Federation: Promoting U.S. Rice and American Football Go Hand in Hand
MEXICO CITY, Mexico, Nov. 13 -- USA Rice Federation issued the following news: The third annual USA Rice trade mission to Mexico took place here last week with nearly 20 USA Rice and U.S. Rice Producers Association (USRPA) members and staff participating in meetings with local rice millers, importers, and wholesalers. The group also met with Walmart executives to learn about their rice sourcing needs. "U.S. market share is up 18 percent from this time last year, largely buoyed by an increase i  more