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Senate Ag Committee to Mark-Up 2013 Farm Bill on May 14

Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a meeting of the full...

Chairwoman Stabenow Issues Statement Regarding Sequestration and Elimination of Direct Payment Subsidies

  • February 14, 2013

Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, issued the following statement today regarding...

Chairwoman Stabenow to Convene Hearing on Weather Disasters, Effects on Agriculture, Economy

  • February 12, 2013

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing on...

Senator Harry Reid Re-Introduces Senate Farm Bill

  • January 22, 2013

On the first day of the 113th Congress, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) reintroduced the version of the Farm Bill the...

Crop Insurance Payment Payouts Hit All-Time Record, Could Hit $20 Billion

  • January 16, 2013

Reuters reports that federal crop insurance payments to U.S. producers for 2012 have hit a new record.  According to the article, payments...

February 5, 2013: Center Hosting Producer Workshop in Keiser, Arkansas

  • January 7, 2013

The National Agricultural Law Center will host a producer meeting at the Northeast Research and Extension Center in Keiser, Arkansas on February...

January 31: Center Hosting Producer Meeting at Rohwer Research Station

  • January 7, 2013

The National Agricultural Law Center will host a producer meeting in Rohwer, Arkansas on January 31 to discuss laws and regulations important...

New Article Published Covering Arbitration in Federal Crop Insurance

  • October 9, 2012

While farmers and others are likely familiar with federal crop insurance, many are not as familiar with the arbitration requirement that...

Center Hosting Ag Law Workshop for Producers in Northeast Louisiana

  • October 5, 2012

The National Agricultural Law Center will host a producer workshop in Delhi, Louisiana on October 23.  The...

Edamame Meeting in Russellville, AR

  • October 1, 2012

On Monday, September 24th, Rusty Rumley from the National Agricultural Law Center presented at an edamame meeting in Russellville, Arkansas. ...

Center Hosting Series of Ag Law Producer Workshops in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas

  • September 24, 2012

The National Agricultural Law Center is hosting a series of producer workshop meetings throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas that will...

RMA Information Updated for Producers Impacted by Drought

  • July 19, 2012

The Kansas Department of Agriculture urges farmers and ranchers to immediately meet with their crop insurance appraisers to determine the best management...

Vilsack Announces Promising Assistance Package

  • July 18, 2012

“Agriculture remains a bright spot in our nation’s economy and it is increasingly important that USDA has the tools to act...

Farm Bill Passed by House Agriculture Committee

  • July 12, 2012

The New York Times reports that the House Agriculture Committee voted to pass its version of a new farm bill that...

Crop Insurance Claims Predicted to Escalate

Extreme drought conditions in Southern Illinois have resulted in an escalated number of recently filed insurance claims.Farm Week Now reports that...

Midwest Drought Causes Diminished Corn Crops

Farmers in the Midwest are beginning to see what was expected to be the nation’s largest corn crop in generations shrivel...

National Agricultural Law Center Publishes New Article on Prevented Planting Crop Insurance

The National Agricultural Law Center recently published an article that focuses on legal issues associated with prevented planting crop insurance, Prevented...

June 21 Webinar on Crop Insurance for Southern Agriculture

  • June 11, 2012

On June 21, the National Agricultural Law Center will provide a webinar titled, Crop Insurance and Southern Agriculture:  What You Need...

2012 Farm Bill Clears Procedural Hurdle in Senate

The United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry reports that the U.S. Senate has “cleared a procedural hurdle today...