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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Global Shale Law Compendium

Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law has posted the Global Shale Law Compendium: Shale Governance in Poland​. This week’s...

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Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Global Shale Law Compendium

Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law has posted the Global Shale Law Compendium: Shale Governance in Germany​. This week’s...

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Ambassador Vetter to speak in Little Rock on Trans-Pacific Partnership

The nation’s chief agricultural trade negotiator, Darci Vetter, will speak March 29 in Little Rock about the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, a...

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Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward to speak on Agricultural Trade with Cuba

Arkansas Secretary of Agriculture Wes Ward will deliver the keynote address, “Agricultural Trade with Cuba,” at the Third Annual Agricultural and...

Stabenow proposes voluntary COOL

  • June 25, 2015

Posted June 25, 2015 Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.) released a draft proposal which would remove beef and pork mandatory...

House votes to repeal COOL

  • June 12, 2015

Posted June 12, 2015 The House of Representatives has voted to repeal country-of-origin labeling (COOL) for beef, pork, and chicken,...

WTO Rejects Cool Appeal, House Rejects COOL

–> Posted May 20, 2015 The World Trade Organization (WTO) has rejected a U.S. appeal of its decision that country-of-origin labeling...

Senate Advances Fast Track Bill

Posted May 18, 2015 The Senate voted 65-33 to advance a Trade Promotion Authority bill, or Fast Track, opening it...

Ag Groups Worried Over TPP Finalization Before TPA Enacted

  • January 28, 2015

Posted January 28, 2015 U.S. trade officials could finalize the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the coming months, according to...

China Approves Syngenta Corn, GMO Trait MIR 162

  • December 22, 2014

Posted December 22, 2014 U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that Chinese officials have approved imports of Syngenta GMO corn...

WTO Ruled in Favor of U.S.

  • October 15, 2014

Posted October 15, 2014 India broke several World Trade Organization (WTO) trade rules when it banned imports of American poultry,...

Senators Making Efforts to Keep COOL

  • October 8, 2014

Posted October 8, 2014 On Monday, a group of 32 U.S. Senators urged Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby to...

U.S., Brazil Resolve Decade-Long Dispute

  • October 2, 2014

Posted October 2, 2014 On Wednesday, The U.S. and Brazil ended a decade-long dispute over subsidies paid to cotton growers,...

Rough Week for U.S., Japan Trade Talks

  • September 30, 2014

Posted September 30, 2014 Trade talks with Japan experienced a bumpy week when both countries blamed the other for a...

Cargill Seeking Damages from Syngenta

  • September 19, 2014

Posted September 19, 2014   Cargill files a lawsuit against Syngenta Seeds seeking damages for China rejecting U.S. genetically modified...

Stabenow to Create Foreign Acquisitions Legislation

  • September 17, 2014

–> Posted September 17, 2014 Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow is developing new legislation to change how the government reviews...

China Increases U.S. Sorghum Import Regulations

  • September 4, 2014

Posted September 4, 2014 China’s quarantine authorities have stopped shipments of U.S. alfalfa due to the presence of genetically modified...

USTR Seeking Comments for Annual Report

  • August 27, 2014

Posted August 27, 2014 The interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) will convene a public hearing to seek public comment...

Putin Issues Decree to Ban Imports from U.S. and Europe

  • August 7, 2014

Posted August 7, 2014 As a result of Western sanctions imposed over its support for rebels in Ukraine, Russia ordered...

Cattle Groups Pleased with Cool Appeal

  • August 6, 2014

Posted August 6, 2014 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that required meat producers to label...