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Texas A&M Law Review Fall 2017 Symposium: The Future of the Farm Bill

On October 6, 2017, at the Texas A&M Law campus in Fort Worth, Texas, the Texas A&M Law Review will present...

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Webinar will address Ag Taxation and Reform

Last week, the House Committee on Agriculture held hearings exploring the upcoming Farm Bill and impacts of tax reform efforts on...

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USDA to fund antimicrobial research

Earlier this week the U.S. department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $6 million in available funding for research addressing antimicrobial resistance (AMR)....

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USDA proposes improving healthy food access

Posted February 18, 2016 Under a proposed rule change announced Tuesday by the USDA, retailers who accept food stamps would have...

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...

Interim final rule issued for Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program

  • July 13, 2015

Posted July 13, 2015 The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (Agency) is publishing an interim final rule for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical,...

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...

COOL Not Economically Beneficial, USDA Study

–> Posted May 6, 2015 Country-of-origin labeling (COOL) is not beneficial for American consumers, according to a Food Safety News article...

USDA to Limit Payments to Non-Farmers, 2014 Farm Bill

  • March 25, 2015

Posted March 25, 2015 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a proposed rule to limit farm payments to...

Vilsack Extends ARC & PLC Deadlines

  • March 2, 2015

Posted March 2, 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that a one-time extension will be provided to producers for the...

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...

House Panel Passed Industrial Hemp Bill

  • February 2, 2015

Posted February 2, 2015 A House panel passed legislation that would allow industrial hemp to be grown in Virginia, according...

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...

Committee Delays Mega Farm Bill Vote

  • January 13, 2015

Posted January 13, 2015 The Indiana Senate Agriculture Committee delayed a bill vote that would give the state more power...

Regulatory Accountability Act Introduced

  • January 9, 2015

Posted January 9, 2015 House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Congressman Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) have introduced H.R. 185,...

Legislation Signed to Grow Industrial Hemp in NY

  • December 22, 2014

Posted December 22, 2014 New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to grow and research industrial hemp, according to a...

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 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...