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June 21 Webinar on Crop Insurance for Southern Agriculture

  • June 11, 2012

On June 21, the National Agricultural Law Center will provide a webinar titled, Crop Insurance and Southern Agriculture:  What You Need...

2012 Farm Bill Clears Procedural Hurdle in Senate

The United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry reports that the U.S. Senate has “cleared a procedural hurdle today...

Chairwoman Stabenow to Host Farm Bill Reform Teleconference

On Monday, June 4 at 2:15 EST, Senator Debbie Stabenow will host a press teleconference to discuss the Agriculture Reform, Food...

Farm Groups Seek Farm Bill in House That Differs from Senate Version

As the U.S. House of Representatives continues to undertake consideration of the 2012 Farm Bill, it is clear that many producer...

Senators Call for Senate Floor Farm Bill Debate

On May 15, fourty-four U.S. Senators signed and delivered a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Senate Republican...

National “Water Sustainability in Agriculture” Conference Upcoming

The twenty-fourth annual meeting of the National Agricultural Biotechnology Council will be held in Fayetteville, Arkansas June 11-13.  The focus of...

New Article Overviews Crop Insurance Claims Process for Producers

Federal crop insurance has long been an important risk management tool for agricultural producers.  In light of recent farm bill policy...

American Agricultural Law Association Annual Conference Upcoming

  • April 20, 2012

The American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) will hold its 2012 Annual Agricultural Law Symposium  in Nashville, Tennessee at the downtown Sheraton Hotel...

Center Hosting Webinar, Continuing Legal Education, on Animal Confinement Laws

  • April 16, 2012

The National Agricultural Law Center is providing an online webinar titled, “Legal Issues in Animal Agriculture: Regulating Living Space.” The...

Upcoming Workshop on Legal Issues in Forestry

  • April 9, 2012

The National Agricultural Law Center, along with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service and the LSU...

Raw Milk Lawsuit Against FDA Rejected

  • April 9, 2012

The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund’s lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and...

New Web Guide for Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act

  • March 30, 2012

Recently, McCarron & Diess has published the PACA Web Guide to assist produce professionals with issues arising under the Perishable...

FDA Responds to GMO-labeling Campaign

  • March 30, 2012

March 27 was the deadline for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make its response to the Just Label...

Upcoming March 16 Workshop for Foresters and Loggers

  • March 12, 2012

The National Agricultural Law Center, along with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service and the LSU...

Russia to Ban Cattle Imports from EU States

  • March 8, 2012

Recent news accounts have reported that beginning March 20, Russia will ban cattle imports from throughout the European Union. The...

Food and Drug Adminstration Set to Issue Ruling on BPA in Food and Beverages

  • March 8, 2012

A recent article from CBS News reports that Bisphenol-A — BPA — may be on its way out of the...

Premiums on Organic Chicken Breasts

  • March 1, 2012

Consumers are still willing to buy organic meat despite its higher price. A recent article out of Fayetteville, Arkansas reported...

United Egg Producers Proposes Change to Farm Bill

  • March 1, 2012

United Egg Producers (UEP) President and CEO, Gene Gregory, advocates an amendment to the current Farm Bill. The amendment, Egg Products...

Upcoming Webinars on Legal Issues in Recreational Land Use

  • February 29, 2012

On Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. (Central) a free, producer-oriented webinar will be offered that focuses on landowner liability...

Upcoming Forestry Workshops

  • February 13, 2012

The National Agricultural Law Center, along with the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service and the LSU AgCenter are hosting a...