In: Conservation Programs
THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MAY 18, 2017
- May 18, 2017
- Mark Camarigg
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: Includes environmental, international trade,...
Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Shale Law Weekly Review
- August 29, 2016
- Mark Camarigg
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...
Ducks Unlimited receives $1M conservation grant for rice producers
- August 8, 2016
- Mark Camarigg
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
- July 1, 2015
Posted July, 1 2015 U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced another $150 million for California drought relief, according to...
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 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
- May 28, 2014
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...
SD Senator Says Farm Bill Implementation Expected Soon
- March 21, 2014
Posted March 21, 2014 Senator John Thune (R-SD) expects the 2014 Farm Bill to be implemented quickly, according to an...
Tax Court Says Non-Farmer’s CRP Income Subject to Self-Employment Tax
- March 11, 2014
Posted March 11, 2014 In a case which could have broad implications for passive investors in farmland, the U.S. Tax...
USDA Announces $3 Million for Program to Improve Honey Bee Health
- March 10, 2014
Posted March 10, 2014 USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will provide about $3 million in technical and financial assistance...