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February 5, 2013: Center Hosting Producer Workshop in Keiser, Arkansas

The National Agricultural Law Center will host a producer meeting at the Northeast Research and Extension Center in Keiser, Arkansas on February...

January 31: Center Hosting Producer Meeting at Rohwer Research Station

The National Agricultural Law Center will host a producer meeting in Rohwer, Arkansas on January 31 to discuss laws and regulations important...

Questions Raised About Pork Contamination

Consumer Reports, the policy and action arm of Consumers Union, recently tested and analyzed148  pork chop and 50 ground pork samples...

Ag Groups Request Estate Tax Update

With current tax relief expected to expire the end of this year, agriculture groups have been requesting that the U.S. House...

Attorneys Sought To Assist Claimants in USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process

Farmers Legal Action Group, Inc. (FLAG) and the National Agricultural Law Center (NALC) are assisting in the development of a legal...

Ag Law Meeting for Farmers & Others in Clarksdale, MS on Nov. 1: 2012 Farm Bill, Crop Insurance, Ag Leases, Environmental Regulation, & Related Issues

The National Agricultural Law Center will host a meeting in Clarksdale, Mississippi on November 1 from 10-12, followed by a lunch catered by...

Nov 6: Center Hosting Meeting for Producers in Stuttgart, Arkansas

The National Agricultural Law Center will host a producer meeting in Stuttgart, Arkansas on November 6. The presentations will begin at 10 a.m....

October 16: Attorney Training for USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers & Ranchers Claims Process

On October 16, 2012, from 1 p.m. – 3:45 (EST) a free training session by live webcast will be held for attorneys interested...

New Article Published Covering Arbitration in Federal Crop Insurance

While farmers and others are likely familiar with federal crop insurance, many are not as familiar with the arbitration requirement that...

Center Hosting Ag Law Workshop for Producers in Northeast Louisiana

The National Agricultural Law Center will host a producer workshop in Delhi, Louisiana on October 23.  The...

Attorneys Sought to Assist in USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process

The United States government has established a voluntary admininstrative claims process, the USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process...

HSUS CEO Seeks Board Seat with Tyson Foods

Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States (“HSUS”), announced today that he is running...

USDA Launches Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process

On September 24, 2012 USDA announced the opening of the claims filing period for Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers...

Edamame Meeting in Russellville, AR

On Monday, September 24th, Rusty Rumley from the National Agricultural Law Center presented at an edamame meeting in Russellville, Arkansas. ...

National Association of State Departments of Agriculture and the National Agricultural Law Center Form New Partnership

 In order to enhance their similar missions, the National Agricultural Law Center (NALC) and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture...

HSUS Files Suit Against NPPC Funding

Earlier today, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) filed suit against the United States Department of Agriculture in...

Center Hosting Series of Ag Law Producer Workshops in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas

The National Agricultural Law Center is hosting a series of producer workshop meetings throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas that will...

‘Antritrust and Patent Expiration in Plant and Animal Ag’ a Focus of 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Law Association

The American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) will hold its 33rd Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee from October 18-20 at the Downtown...

Chairwoman Stabenow to Host Farm Bill Teleconference at 5 p.m. EST

At 5:00 p.m. EST today (September 20), Senator Stabenow will host a teleconference to discuss the 2012 Farm Bill.  To access...

Forestry Roads and the Clean Water Act

Two cases on the stormwater discharge exemption for forestry roads, Decker, et al.v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center,et al. and Georgia-Pacific...