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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 24, 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 FDA,...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 9, 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 bankruptcy,...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 2, 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 crop...

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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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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...

Ag committee rejects crop insurance cuts

  • October 29, 2015

Posted October 29, 2015 House Agriculture Committee members state there will be no cuts to the crop insurance program in...

Missouri sues USDA over crop insurance deadlines

  • July 22, 2015

Posted July 22, 2015   Missouri filed a lawsuit pushing the federal government to extend a key agricultural deadline, which...

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...

Fireman’s Fund to Pay $44M

  • March 24, 2015

Posted March 24, 2015 The Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. has agreed to pay $44 million to settle allegations under the...

John Deere Announces Private-Crop Insurance

  • January 16, 2015

Posted January 16, 2015 John Deere Insurance Company has released a new private crop-insurance policy, Added Value Protection, to protect...

Schumer Seeks Crop Insurance for Barley Farmers

  • January 13, 2015

Posted January 13, 2015 Senator Chuck Schumer is establishing an insurance program benefiting Capital region farmers growing malt barley for...

RMA Releases APH Yield Excursion Program Details

  • December 22, 2014

Posted December 22, 2014 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) released additional details of the Actual Production...

ND Brothers Found Guilty of Crop Insurance Fraud

  • December 15, 2014

Posted December 15, 2014 A federal jury found potato farmers Aaron and Derek Johnson guilty of crop insurance fraud, according...

Climate Change Could Increase Crop Insurance Losses

  • November 26, 2014

Posted November 26, 2014 Climate change could increase losses in flood and crop insurance programs significantly in coming decades, according...

USDA to Expand SCO for 2016 Crop Year

  • November 24, 2014

Posted November 24, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) has announced that it is evaluating...

Vilsack Announced New Crop Insurance Program

  • October 23, 2014

Posted October 23, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to...

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...

FCIC Finalizes Insurance Rule

  • July 29, 2014

Posted July 29, 2014 The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) has finalized the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Pear Crop Insurance...

Concerns Over Conservation Regulations Rise With Vegetable Producers

  • July 29, 2014

Posted July 29, 2014 Last week, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) informed producers of their obligation to comply with conservation...

House Subcommittee Hearing Examines Benefits of Ag Biotech

  • July 21, 2014

Posted July 21, 2014 On July 10, the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing to...