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Attorneys Sought for USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process

  • January 22, 2013

Farmers Legal Action Group, Inc. (FLAG) and the National Agricultural Law Center (NALC) are assisting in the development of a legal...

Attorneys Sought Nationwide To Assist Claimants in USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process

  • January 15, 2013

Farmers Legal Action Group, Inc. (FLAG) and the National Agricultural Law Center (NALC) are assisting in the development of a legal...

October 16: Attorney Training for USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers & Ranchers Claims Process

  • October 10, 2012

On October 16, 2012, from 1 p.m. – 3:45 (EST) a free training session by live webcast will be held for attorneys interested...

Attorneys Sought to Assist in USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process

  • October 3, 2012

The United States government has established a voluntary admininstrative claims process, the USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process...

National Agricultural Law Center Publishes New Article on Prevented Planting Crop Insurance

The National Agricultural Law Center recently published an article that focuses on legal issues associated with prevented planting crop insurance, Prevented...

Small Farm Support Backed by Food and Agriculture Organization

  • June 14, 2012

With the world population growing to an expected nine billion people by 2050, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...

June 21 Webinar on Crop Insurance for Southern Agriculture

  • June 11, 2012

On June 21, the National Agricultural Law Center will provide a webinar titled, Crop Insurance and Southern Agriculture:  What You Need...

Upcoming Workshop on Legal Issues in Forestry

  • April 9, 2012

The National Agricultural Law Center, along with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service and the LSU...

Upcoming March 16 Workshop for Foresters and Loggers

  • March 12, 2012

The National Agricultural Law Center, along with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service and the LSU...

Secretary Vilsack Announces Funding to Improve Access to Health Care in Rural Areas

  • November 20, 2011

Last week, Secretary Tom Vilsack announced funding to establish telemedicine and other health care projects to address unmet health care needs...

USDA Announces Funding to Convert Biomass to Energy

  • November 17, 2011

Today, Deputy Agriculture Undersecretary for Rural Development Doug O’Brien announced that USDA is funding a series of projects to convert biomass...

Klobuchar Sponsors Legislation Supporting Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

  • November 16, 2011

This week, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) sponsored legislation to extend, improve and strengthen programs at the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Vilsack Announces Funding to Expand and Improve Broadband Services in Rural Areas

  • November 15, 2011

Yesterday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced funding for telephone utilities to build, expand and improve broadband in their rural service territories...

Vilsack Announces Economic Development Funding to Create Jobs, Economic Opportunity and Strengthen Rural Communities

  • November 10, 2011

Yesterday, Agricultural Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the selection of 35 rural microdevelopment organizations for loans and grants to support rural business...