Congress – National Agricultural Law Center http://nationalaglawcenter.org The Nation's Leading Source of Agricultural and Food Law Research and Information Thu, 26 Apr 2018 18:28:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.15 New bill targets commodity checkoff programs http://nationalaglawcenter.org/new-bill-targets-commodity-checkoff-programs/ Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:10:05 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/?p=55794 A new bill focused on commodity checkoff programs was introduced last week by Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.). The...

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Spending on farm subsidies to spike over the next three years http://nationalaglawcenter.org/spending-on-farm-subsidies-to-spike-over-the-next-three-years/ Tue, 02 Feb 2016 20:17:32 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/?p=48227 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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Appeals court rules against Obama’s immigration plan http://nationalaglawcenter.org/appeals-court-rules-against-obamas/ Wed, 11 Nov 2015 18:00:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/appeals-court-rules-against-obamas/ Posted November 11, 2015 A federal appeals court said that President Obama could not overhaul immigration rules by providing up...

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Sixteen states sue the EPA http://nationalaglawcenter.org/sixteen-states-sue-the-epa/ Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:00:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/sixteen-states-sue-the-epa/ Posted June 30, 2014 Sixteen states have filed lawsuits against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), contesting a rule that...

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Rep. Kristi Noem: Congress Will Pass Farm Bill http://nationalaglawcenter.org/rep-kristi-noem-congress-will-pass-farm-bill/ Tue, 19 May 2015 20:09:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/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...

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Senators Introduce Bill to Ease Ag Sales in Cuba http://nationalaglawcenter.org/senators-introduce-bill-to-ease-ag-sales-in-cuba/ Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/senators-introduce-bill-to-ease-ag-sales-in-cuba/ Posted April 24, 2015 Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and John Boozman, R-Ark., introduced a bill today that would allow banks...

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USDA to Limit Payments to Non-Farmers, 2014 Farm Bill http://nationalaglawcenter.org/usda-to-limit-payments-to-non-farmers-2014-farm-bill/ Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/usda-to-limit-payments-to-non-farmers-2014-farm-bill/ Posted March 25, 2015 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a proposed rule to limit farm payments to...

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Leasing, Conditional Sales Agreements, and the Future of Section 179 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/leasing-conditional-sales-agreements-and-the-future-of-section-179/ Tue, 10 Feb 2015 13:20:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/leasing-conditional-sales-agreements-and-the-future-of-section-179/ Posted February 10, 2015 The Ohio State University’s Agricultural Law & Taxation blog published an article on Leasing, Conditional Sales...

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White House Budget Increase for Single Food Agency http://nationalaglawcenter.org/white-house-budget-increase-for-single-food-agency/ Wed, 04 Feb 2015 13:20:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/white-house-budget-increase-for-single-food-agency/ Posted February 4, 2015 President Obama is seeking an increase fiscal 2016 to fund the proposed single food agency, according...

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WOTUS Interpretive Rule Withdrawn http://nationalaglawcenter.org/wotus-interpretive-rule-withdrawn/ Tue, 03 Feb 2015 13:20:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/wotus-interpretive-rule-withdrawn/ Posted February 3, 2015 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers issued a memorandum of understanding to...

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