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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: NOVEMBER 10, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.  ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us next Wednesday, November...

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Bill would provide crop insurance incentives to save prairie land

Written by: Amie Alexander, JD/MPS Candidate, William H. Bowen School of Law The American Prairie Conservation Act is a bipartisan bill,...

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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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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 5, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.  ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us TOMORROW...

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WILD Act (S. 826) Passes U.S. Senate

Written by: Kaelyn Barbour, Summer Research Associate, National Sea Grant Law Center On June 8, 2017, the Wildlife Innovation and Longevity...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MAY 18, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: Includes environmental, international trade,...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 8, 2017

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

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Shale Law Weekly Review

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

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Ducks Unlimited receives $1M conservation grant for rice producers

Last week, the Walmart Foundation awarded a $1 million grant to Ducks Unlimited to support rice producers in the Mississippi River...

Vilsack announces $150M for drought relief in California

Posted July, 1 2015 U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced another $150 million for California drought relief, according to...

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...

NSAC Releases Guide to Conservation Stewardship Program

  • February 12, 2015

Posted February 12, 2015 The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) has released two free resources to help farmers and ranchers...

Conservation Programs Awarded $340 Million in Federal Funding

  • January 16, 2015

–> Posted January 16, 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that more than $370 million in Federal funding as part of...

USDA Requesting Comments on EQIP Rule

  • December 15, 2014

Posted December 15, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is publishing a rule that outlines improvements to the Environmental...

USDA to Spend $4 Million on Honey Bee Habitat

  • October 31, 2014

Posted October 31, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that more than $4 million will be provided to help...

USDA Announced Wetland Compliance Provisions Listening Session

  • July 14, 2014

Posted July 14, 2014 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will host a listening session on...

USDA Seeks Partnerships in New Conservation Program

Posted May 28, 2014   On Tuesday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) traveled to...

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...

Senator Cochran Asks USDA to Designate a Critical Conservation Area

  • April 4, 2014

Posted April 4, 2014   U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) recently suggested that USDA consider designating the Lower Mississippi River Valley...

Lesser Prairie Chicken Listed as “Threatened” Under the Endangered Species Act

  • April 2, 2014

Posted April 2, 2014   The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently announced its final listing of the lesser prairie-chicken...