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Assessment Regulations Revised for Domestic Date Producers

  • July 17, 2014

Posted July 17, 2014 This rule revises the rules and regulations of the California date marketing order to impose interest...

USDA Announces Crop Insurance Pilot Program for Diversified Farms

Posted May 22, 2014   Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently announced a new risk management pilot program for fruit and...

May 16 CLE: Mid-South Agricultural & Environmental Law Conference

  • April 24, 2014

Posted April 24, 2014   The Arkansas Bar Association, the National Agricultural Law Center, and the National Sea Grant Law Center...

USDA Announces New Efforts to Help Small and Mid-Sized Farmers

  • March 18, 2014

Posted March 18, 2014   Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced new and expanded efforts to connect small- and mid-sized farmers...

Christmas Tree, Organic Growers Find Help in Farm Bill

  • February 11, 2014

Posted February 11, 2014   Christmas tree and organic growers have found helpful provisions in the newly enacted farm bill, which...

USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Issues Two Marketing Order Final Rules

  • August 23, 2013

Posted August 23, 2013 USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) recently issued two marketing order final rules affecting cranberry and avocado...

Agriculture Industry Wants to Override Veto on North Carolina Immigration Bill

  • August 20, 2013

Posted August 20, 2013 In addition to the debate in Congress over immigration, the North Carolina legislature passed an immigration...

FDA Announces Intent to Prepare Environmental Impact Statement for FSMA Rule

  • August 20, 2013

Posted August 20, 2013 Evidenced by recent posts on this blog, the pace of action and news involving regulatory activity under...

FDA Meets with Farmers Concerned about Water Regulations

  • August 15, 2013

Posted August 15, 2013 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials recently met with farmers in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington to listen...

Edamame Meeting in Russellville, AR

  • October 1, 2012

On Monday, September 24th, Rusty Rumley from the National Agricultural Law Center presented at an edamame meeting in Russellville, Arkansas. ...

Promising Peanut Crop Predicted for Mississippi Growers

A video published by Delta Farm Press reports that 50,000 acres of peanuts have been planted in Mississippi this year. According...

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...

Chairwoman Stabenow to Host Farm Bill Reform Teleconference

On Monday, June 4 at 2:15 EST, Senator Debbie Stabenow will host a press teleconference to discuss the Agriculture Reform, Food...

Penn State receives $2.3 million organic-agriculture research grant

  • November 2, 2011

Researchers in Penn State’s College of Agriculture Sciences have been awarded a $2.3 million grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture...