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Recent MOU Provides Direct USDA AMS Oversight of State Beef Council and Binds Third Parties Contracting With State Beef Council

Harrison M. Pittman, Director, National Agricultural Law Center On December 23, 2016, USDA announced in a court pleading filed in Ranchers-Cattlemen...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: DECEMBER 2, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes SNAP,...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review

The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available.  Topics...

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R-CALF sues USDA over beef checkoff advertising

Per the Billings-Gazette, the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, (R-CALF USA) filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the US Department of Agriculture....

Supreme Court rules raisin program is “unconstitutional”

  • June 23, 2015

Posted June 23, 2015 In a 8-1 vote, the Supreme Court denied a raisin price-support program that dates back to...

USDA Seeking Input on New Beef Checkoff

  • November 10, 2014

Posted November 10, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking public input to guide...

Big Data Project to Obtain Agricultural Data

  • June 24, 2014

Posted June 24, 2014 Iowa farm and community organizations are supporting a project that will “harness the power of...

USDA Publishes Final Rule Establishing Paper Checkoff Program

  • January 29, 2014

Posted January 29, 2014   The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently published a final rule for the Paper and Paper-based...

AMS Gives Beef Board Clean Review

  • January 9, 2014

Posted January 9, 2014   A recent management review of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) by the Livestock, Poultry and Seed...

Federal Court Dismisses HSUS Lawsuit over Pork Slogan Sale

  • September 30, 2013

Posted September 30, 2013   A U.S. District Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Humane Society of the United...

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...

Farm Bill Vote Keeps Mandatory Checkoffs

  • July 11, 2012

A Senate amendment that would have made mandatory checkoffs for soybeans and other crops voluntary has been defeated.  Alan Kemper, chairman...