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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...


New bill addresses farmworker deportation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that almost half of America’s 1.1 million farmworkers are undocumented. A group of senators...


Tax code may exclude income earned on 4-H projects

Last week, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee, and U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)...


Nebraska legislators consider ‘right to farm’ bill

The Lincoln Star Journal reports Nebraska state legislators are considering a proposed constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to “engage in farming and ranching...


Proposed bill would bar appeal of ministerial decisions in South Dakota

A South Dakota bill that changes the way county zoning is done for Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) has cleared a...