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Monsanto Buys Climate Corp. for Nearly $1 Billion

October 11, 2013   In one of the largest buys of a data analytics company, Monsanto has agreed to buy the...

Crop Insurance on Agenda for AALA Annual Conference

Posted October 1, 2013   Legal issues in crop insurance will be prominently featured at the upcoming 34th Annual Conference of...

Farm Bill Expires, Sen. Heitkamp to Hold Hearing

Posted October 1, 2013   The farm bill extension, which was passed last year after Congress was unable to pass a...

Report: USDA Overpaid Farmers by $20.3 Million

Posted September 5, 2013   According to a report released by USDA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG), USDA made 239 “high-dollar”...

FCIC Announces Catastrophic Risk Protection Endorsement Final Rule

Posted September 4, 2013 The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) announced that it has finalized the Catastrophic Risk Protection Endorsement...

RMA Clarifies Prevented Planting Standards for Crop Insurance Coverage

Posted August 28, 2013 USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced a Special Provision statement to clarify acreage eligible for prevented...

American Agricultural Law Association Annual Conference: Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

Posted August 23, 2013 For attorneys, students, and other professionals interested in agricultural and food law, the 34th Annual Conference of the American Agricultural...

Rep. Kristi Noem: Congress Will Pass Farm Bill

Posted August 22, 2013 Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD), member of the House Agriculture Committee, says that Congress will pass a...

Eighth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Producers’ Lawsuit Claiming that USDA Improperly Calculated Farmers’ SURE Payments

Posted:  June 6, 2013 In Bartlett v. United States Dep’t of Agric., No. 12-3087,2013 WL 2420501 (8thCir. June 5, 2013), the...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Edamame Meeting in Russellville, AR

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

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