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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 28, 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 CWA,...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 17, 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 marketing...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 13, 2017

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 Wednesday...

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USDA proposes updating SNAP application form

Last week the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), an agency of the USDA, proposed updating its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) application...

Stabenow to Conduct Committee Hearing July 23

  • July 23, 2014

Posted July 23, 2014 Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene...

USDA Accepting Applicants for Fruit & Vegetable Pilot Project

  • July 23, 2014

Posted July 23, 2014 Agriculture Undersecretary Kevin Concannon announced the release of a Request for Applications from states interested in...

FNS Seeking Emergency Approval From OMB

  • July 21, 2014

Posted July 21, 2014 In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces Food and Nutrition Service...

Child & Adult Care Centers Adjust Meal Rates

  • July 17, 2014

Posted July 17, 2014 This notice announces the annual adjustments to the national average payment rates for meals and snacks...

School Lunch Programs Adjust Meal Rates

  • July 17, 2014

Posted July 17, 2014 This Notice announces the annual adjustments to the “national average payments,” the amount of money the Federal...

Groups Invited to Comment on SNAP E&T Study

  • July 16, 2014

Posted July 16, 2014 In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the general public and other public agencies...

Stabenow to Convene First Child Nutrition Reauthorization Hearing

Posted June 6, 2014   Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene...

Committee Approved 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

Posted June 2, 2014   On Thursday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill on a...

House Panel Supports School Lunch Waivers

Posted May 30, 2014   At the House Appropriations Committee, Republicans moved forward with the plan to offer school districts a...

Controversy over School Lunch Program Continues

Posted May 13, 2014   The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture is looking to include language in the fiscal 2015 spending...

CBO Estimates SNAP Costs Will Drop by $24 Billion

  • April 17, 2014

Posted April 17, 2014   After much political discord over the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps,...

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...

USDA Finalizes Changes to Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

  • March 13, 2014

Posted March 13, 2014   USDA recently finalized changes to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC),...

2015 Budget Proposes Cuts to USDA

  • March 6, 2014

Posted March 6, 2014   Tuesday, the White House proposed almost $24 billion in discretionary spending for the U.S. Agriculture Department...

Lawmakers Ask Vilsack to Delay Food Stamp Cuts

  • February 21, 2014

Posted February 21, 2014   Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and several other congressional Democrats have asked Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to...

Congress Approves Farm Bill, President’s Signature Next

  • February 4, 2014

Posted February 4, 2014   Congress has passed a five-year farm bill after a long, arduous process that lasted over two...