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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 20, 2017

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 commodity...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: OCTOBER 12, 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 real...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 3, 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 business...

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Spending on farm subsidies to spike over the next three years

Posted February 2, 2016 According to new government spending projections released by the Congressional Budget Office, spending on farm subsidies will...

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USDA to determine whether cottonseed can be designated an “other oilseed

Posted on January 26, 2016 A decision on whether USDA can make cottonseed an “other oilseed” is coming soon, according to...

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Agribusiness conference at Arkansas State University February 10

Arkansas State University’s 22nd annual Agribusiness Conference will be held Wednesday, February 10. The conference provides information and education outreach to farmers, agribusiness...

Rep. Kristi Noem: Congress Will Pass Farm Bill

Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD), member of the House Agriculture Committee, says that Congress will pass a farm bill “in the coming...

Bigger Subsidies Projected Under Farm Bill Program

  • March 10, 2015

Posted March 10, 2015 The new farm programs for grain and oilseed farmers will pay them up to $7 billion...

Wheat Commission Agreement Unveiled

  • September 17, 2014

Posted September 17, 2014 An Oregon Wheat Commission administrator introduced terms of agreement between the commission and Oregon State University...

NFU Withdraws from Beef Checkoff

  • September 10, 2014

Posted September 10, 2014 The National Farmers Union (NFU) board of directors has voted to withdraw from the beef checkoff...

GAO Released Crop Insurance Study

  • September 9, 2014

Posted September 9, 2014 The cost of the federal crop insurance program and farm sector income and wealth has grown...

AMS Adjusted Representation on Cattlemen Board

  • August 26, 2014

Posted August 26, 2014 The Agricultural Marketing Service adjusted representation on the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board, established under...

Indiana Fish Feed Mill Creates Opportunities for Soybean Farmers

  • July 10, 2014

Posted July 10, 2014 A new fish feed mill is opening in Indiana that will utilize soybeans to feed the...

House Passes CFTC Reauthorization Bill

  • June 30, 2014

Posted June 30, 2014 On Tuesday, the Consumer Protection End User Relief Act (H.R. 4413) was passed, authorizing the Commission...

$12.5 Million Available in Matching Payments under BCAP

  • June 12, 2014

Posted June 12, 2014   The Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced the availability of $12.5 million in matching payments under the...

CFTC Extends Comment Period for Position Limit and Aggregation Proposals

Posted May 30, 2014   On December 12, 2013, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) published a notice of proposed rulemaking...

Groups Ask Vilsack to Consider Regional Interests in Farm Bill Implementation

Posted May 12, 2014   Several farm groups recently asked Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to consider all regional interests in...

Experts Weigh in on Making Farm Bill Decisions

  • April 10, 2014

Posted April 10, 2014   The new farm bill includes many changes and farm services experts and agricultural accountants are offering...

Vilsack Releases Farm Bill Implementation Progress Report

  • April 7, 2014

Posted April 7, 2014   Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently released a progress report for the implementation of the farm...

Big Advances for Farm Bill, but Deal Unlikely This Year

  • December 6, 2013

Posted December 6, 2013   After a meeting on Wednesday, farm bill negotiators made major advances, but conferees say a deal...