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Contentious Des Moines Water Works Litigation Comes to an End

By: Peggy Kirk Hall, Monday, March 20th, 2017 Federal court dismisses Clean Water Act lawsuit against Iowa drainage districts A federal...

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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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STATE AGRICULTURAL LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: MARCH 7, 2017

A comprehensive summary of legislative developments in agriculture by state. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu PENDING STATE AG LEGISLATION: AK HB 155:...

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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: MARCH 2, 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: Please join us...

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Iowa Farm Bureau funds legal defense for county drainage districts

According to the Storm Lake Times, the Iowa Farm Bureau and other commodity groups are paying legal fees for county drainage...

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Wisconsin right to farm law does not apply to forfeiture citations

A Wisconsin court recently ruled that the state’s the right to farm law protects agricultural uses and practices only from actions...

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Environmentalists target Point Reyes cattle ranches in lawsuit

Environmentalists in San Francisco filed a lawsuit last month over thousands of cattle in the Point Reyes National Seashore. The suit...

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USDA proposes improving healthy food access

Posted February 18, 2016 Under a proposed rule change announced Tuesday by the USDA, retailers who accept food stamps would have...

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Oregon court rules on conditional use permits for land zoned for exclusive farm use

Posted February 9, 2016 Last week, the Court of Appeals of Oregon considered the definition of the term “private park” as...

Wind Energy Leasing Workshop To be Held for Oklahoma Landowners

The Oklahoma State UniversityCooperative Extension Service and the National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture...