In: Animal Feeding Operations
Animal Law on Agenda for AALA Annual Conference
- October 15, 2013
Posted October 15, 2013 Animal law will be prominently featured at the upcoming 34th Annual Conference of the American Agricultural...
(When) Can Private Citizens Enforce States’ Animal Welfare Laws?
- October 4, 2013
Posted October 4, 2013 The National Agricultural Law Center and the American Agricultural Law Association are co-sponsoring a webinar titled,...
CDC Report Connects Animal Agriculture with Antibiotic Resistance
- September 20, 2013
Posted September 20, 2013 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a report on the threats of...
Judge Rules EPA Can Enforce Nutrient Standards in Chesapeake Bay
- September 19, 2013
Posted September 19, 2013 A federal judge upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to set and enforce nutrient standards in...
EPA and Iowa Reach Agreement on CAFO Oversight
- September 17, 2013
Posted September 17, 2013 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) have reached an...
Online CLE Program Will Address Private Citizen Enforcement of Animal Welfare Laws
- September 16, 2013
Posted September 16, 2013 The National Agricultural Law Center and the American Agricultural Law Association are co-sponsoring a webinar titled,...
Upcoming Webinar/CLE: Private Citizen Enforcement of Animal Welfare Laws
- September 5, 2013
Posted September 5, 2013 On October 10, 2013 from 12 – 1 p.m. (CDT), the National Agricultural Law Center and...
Federal Judge Denies Defendants’ Attorneys’ Fees in MD Water Pollution Case
- September 4, 2013
Posted September 4, 2013 A U.S. District Court judge denied defendants’ motion for $3 million dollars in attorneys’ fees...
Plaintiffs, EPA Reach Settlement; EPA Not to Seek New CAFO Regulations
- August 23, 2013
Posted August 23, 2013 According to an agreement with the Chesapeake BayFoundation (CBF), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will not...
Florida Appellate Court Awards Former Hog Farmer $505,000 Over Confinement Amendment
- July 30, 2013
Posted: July 30, 2013 In terms of farm animal confinement laws, Florida is where it all began, when it passed a...
North Carolina Developing New Approach to Award of Attorney Fees in Right to Farm Law
- July 19, 2013
Posted: July 19, 2013 The topic of nuisance and right to farm statutes has been red hot over the past couple...
Arkansas Rice Farmers’ Lawsuit Against Poultry Companies Over Arsenic Dismissed With Prejudice
- March 5, 2013
Judge Brian S. Miller, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, has dismissed with prejudice a lawsuit brought...
Concerns Arise Over Whether Sequestration Will Cause USDA To Furlough Meat Inspectors
- February 13, 2013
In a February 8 article, Reuters reported on the Obama Administration warning that sequestration cuts currently scheduled for March 1 “may...
Free Ag Law Webinar on Aug. 30 to Help Farmers Deal With 2012 Drought
- August 13, 2012
On August 30 at 11-12 Central, a free webinar will be provided by the National Agricultural Law Center to help farmers...
National Agricultural Law Center and the National Sea Grant Law Center Announce New Collaboration
- July 11, 2012
The National Sea Grant Law Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law and the National Agricultural Law Center at...
NCBA Committee Chair Opposes Federal Animal Ag Mandate
- June 14, 2012
Drovers CattleNetwork reports that the National Cattlemens’ Beef Association Chairman of the Cattle Health and Well-Being Committee has concerns over provisions...