In: Checkoff Programs
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...
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...
Supreme Court Rules that Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 Withdraws Tucker Act Jurisdiction; Takings Claim Can Be Raised as Affirmative Defense in USDA Enforcement Proceeding
- June 11, 2013
Posted: June 11, 2013 In action involving a constitutional challenge to the California Raisin Marketing Order under the Agricultural Marketing Agreement...