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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: FEBRUARY 2, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes BLM,...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: NOVEMBER 2, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us...

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Third Annual Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference, April 21-22

Posted February 18, 2016 Agriculture in the Mid-South is uniquely impacted by changes and developments in state, federal, and international laws...

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Agribusiness conference at Arkansas State University February 10

Arkansas State University’s 22nd annual Agribusiness Conference will be held Wednesday, February 10. The conference provides information and education outreach to farmers, agribusiness...

Missouri sues USDA over crop insurance deadlines

  • July 22, 2015

Posted July 22, 2015   Missouri filed a lawsuit pushing the federal government to extend a key agricultural deadline, which...

Bigger Subsidies Projected Under Farm Bill Program

  • March 10, 2015

Posted March 10, 2015 The new farm programs for grain and oilseed farmers will pay them up to $7 billion...

Leasing, Conditional Sales Agreements, and the Future of Section 179

  • February 10, 2015

Posted February 10, 2015 The Ohio State University’s Agricultural Law & Taxation blog published an article on Leasing, Conditional Sales...

Two Indicted in Organic Tomato Farm Case, Multiple Fraud Charges

  • December 17, 2014

Posted December 17, 2014 The Alabama Securities Commission has indicted James Albert Lawhorne and Jacqueline Wilson in multiple counts of...

FCA Proposing to Amend Regulations

  • July 28, 2014

Posted July 28, 2014 The Farm Credit Administration (FCA) is proposing to amend the regulations governing the eligibility of investments...

CoBank Partners with USDA to Create Infrastructure Investment Fund

  • July 25, 2014

Posted July 25, 2014 CoBank announced that it has joined with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create a...

FCA Reducing Regulatory Burdens for FCS

  • July 22, 2014

Posted July 22, 2014 Several System institutions responded to the Farm Credit Administration’s (FCA) July 2013 request for comments on...

AFPC Released Farm Bill Decision-Aid Tool

Posted July 3, 2014 The Agricultural and Food Policy Center (AFPC) at Texas A&M University released a preliminary version of...

Tyson Bids to Acquire Hillshire Farms

Posted May 29, 2014   Tyson Foods, Inc. has announced its proposal to acquire The Hillshire Brands Company for $50 per...

Farm Lending Strong in First Quarter

Posted May 1, 2014   Farmers are borrowing in larger amounts during the first quarter of 2014 for inputs at spring...

Texas A&M Decision Aid to Offer Farm Program Analysis

  • April 28, 2014

Posted April 28, 2014   Texas A&M is developing a “crop policy decision aid instrument” to assist farmers in determining which...

NALC Resource: Finance and Credit Reading Room

  • April 16, 2014

Posted April 16, 2014   The National Agricultural Law Center offers a wide range of resources, one of which is the...

USDA Announces Funding for Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program

  • April 14, 2014

Posted April 14, 2014   USDA recently announced the availability of over $19 million in grant funding for the Beginning Farmer...

Vilsack Releases Farm Bill Implementation Progress Report

  • April 7, 2014

Posted April 7, 2014   Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently released a progress report for the implementation of the farm...

Vilsack Says No FSA Offices Closing This Year

  • April 3, 2014

Posted April 3, 2014   Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack reassured lawmakers that he does not anticipate any closures of Farm...

USDA Announces Farm Bill Modifications to Loan Programs

  • March 27, 2014

Posted March 27, 2014   Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, recently announced modifications to loan programs administered by...