Drought – National Agricultural Law Center http://nationalaglawcenter.org The Nation's Leading Source of Agricultural and Food Law Research and Information Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:37:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.15 Texas Supreme Court rules on surface water rights http://nationalaglawcenter.org/texas-supreme-court-rules-on-surface-water-rights/ Tue, 08 Mar 2016 15:23:28 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/?p=48289 In an apparent victory for farmers and longtime water rights holders, the Texas Supreme Court recently affirmed a decision limiting the...

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Vilsack announces $150M for drought relief in California http://nationalaglawcenter.org/vilsack-announces-150m-for-drought-relief-in-california/ Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/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...

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Lawmakers introduce revised federal drought relief bill http://nationalaglawcenter.org/lawmakers-introduce-revised-federal-drought-relief-bill/ Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:00:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/lawmakers-introduce-revised-federal-drought-relief-bill/ Posted June 29, 2015 California lawmakers passed a new budget that would make a range of policy changes intended to...

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Vilsack Announced New Crop Insurance Program http://nationalaglawcenter.org/vilsack-announced-new-crop-insurance-program/ Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:30:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/vilsack-announced-new-crop-insurance-program/ Posted October 23, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to...

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California Increases Water Plan to $7.5 Billion http://nationalaglawcenter.org/california-increases-water-plan-to-7-5-billion/ Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:30:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/california-increases-water-plan-to-7-5-billion/ Posted August 19, 2014 On August 13, California lawmakers agreed on a $7.5 billion water plan, which includes $2.7 billion...

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California Oil Field Produces Valuable Commodity http://nationalaglawcenter.org/california-oil-field-produces-valuable-commodity/ Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/california-oil-field-produces-valuable-commodity/ Posted July 9, 2014 The 115-year-old Kern River oil field is providing another valuable commodity to California’s Central Valley: water,...

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California Drought Bill Passed by U.S. Senate http://nationalaglawcenter.org/california-drought-bill-passed-by-u-s-senate/ Wed, 28 May 2014 14:30:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/california-drought-bill-passed-by-u-s-senate/ Posted May 28, 2014   The California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF) applauded the U.S. Senate’s passage of bill to address water...

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California to Ease Water Restrictions, Hosts Congressional Hearing on Drought http://nationalaglawcenter.org/california-to-ease-water-restrictions-hosts-congressional-hearing-on-drought/ Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:45:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/california-to-ease-water-restrictions-hosts-congressional-hearing-on-drought/ Posted March 25, 2014   California will ease some water restrictions protecting fish in the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta to make...

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CA Rain Won’t End Drought http://nationalaglawcenter.org/ca-rain-wont-end-drought/ Mon, 03 Mar 2014 10:02:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/ca-rain-wont-end-drought/ Posted March 3, 2014   While California received significant rainfall last week, it was not enough to offset years of drought,...

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Federal Drought Relief Coming Soon for Ranchers http://nationalaglawcenter.org/federal-drought-relief-coming-soon-for-ranchers/ Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:00:00 +0000 http://nationalaglawcenter.org/federal-drought-relief-coming-soon-for-ranchers/ February 27, 2014   Drought relief for ranchers through USDA has been expedited, with the sign-up for the Livestock Indemnity Program...

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