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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...

HSUS Files Suit Against NPPC Funding

  • September 24, 2012

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

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...