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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 11, 2017

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.  ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us Wednesday,...

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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...

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APHIS proposes regulations permitting importation of Hass avocados from Columbia

Late last month, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) issued a proposed rule amending fruits and vegetables regulations to...

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Deere and Monsanto address DOJ monopoly claims

In late August, the U.S. Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit to prevent agriculture company John Deere from merging with...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: OCTOBER 10 & 11, 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 FCA,...

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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...

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Horticulture Field Day in Hope, AR

Agritourism is the focus at today’s Horticulture Field Day at the Southwest Research and Extension Center in Hope, Arkansas. Food preservation,...

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Protestors push Chipotle to pressure tomato supplier

Representatives from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters protested outside a Chipotle Mexican Grill in San Jose, CA, earlier this week. However,...

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Arkansas State Council for Engage Cuba launched this week

Earlier this week, members of the Arkansas agribusiness community, including academic and political leaders, launched the Arkansas State Council for Engage...

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Mid-South ag, environmental law conference April 21-22

By Mary Hightower Handling agricultural bankruptcies, federal wetland regulations and a keynote about ag trade with Cuba are all part of...

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Potential US ag trade with Cuba takes significant steps

In Cuba last month, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA will allow 22 industry-funded Research and Promotion Programs and...

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Supreme Court rules against Tyson in class action suit

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Tyson Foods over the company’s challenge to a nearly $5.8 million class action...

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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...