THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 5, 2016
- August 5, 2016
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 bankruptcy,...
Market agencies selling on commission, GIPSA accepting comments
- July 14, 2015
Posted July 14, 2015 The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is seeking...
New GIPSA Amendments for Idaho
- July 16, 2014
Posted July 16, 2014 In response to a request from the Secretary of State for the State of Idaho, the...
Congress Passes FY 2014 Spending Bill with Directives for USDA and FDA
- January 20, 2014
Posted January 20, 2014 Late last week, Congress passed a $1 trillion omnibus spending package to fund the federal government...
GIPSA Releases Final Rule on Weighing; Feed and Swine Contractors
- August 26, 2013
Posted August 26, 2013 USDA’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) has released a final rule on “Weighing; Feed and...
Upcoming: 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Law Association
- August 31, 2012
The 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Law Association will be held October 18-20, 2012 at the downtown Sheraton Hotel...
GIPSA Settle Cases Resulting in $17,160 in Civil Penalties
- November 25, 2011
Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) announced settlements resulting in $17,160 in civil...
Indications USDA is Backing Off Some Proposed GIPSA Rules
- November 7, 2011
There are some reports in Washington that USDA officials are sending a modified version of the GIPSA rule to the Office...