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Department of Labor Finalizes New H-2A Regulations

Labor is in high demand for agriculture in the United States (“U.S.”) and the H-2A visa program is an important component...

CEQ Completes NEPA Overhaul with Final Phase 2 Regulations

On May 1, 2024, the Council on Environmental Quality (“CEQ”) released the final version of its Bipartisan Permitting Reform Implementation Rule,...

The Feed: Volume 2, Issue 9

The Feed newsletter highlights recent legal developments affecting agriculture, with issues released twice a month. Click below to sign up for...

Child Nutrition: Summer Nutrition Programs

Beginning in summer 2024, the United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) is implementing a new three-pronged approach to combating food insecurity...

US International Trade Court Judge Vaden to deliver Western Conference keynote

US International Trade Court Judge Vaden to deliver Western Conference keynote National Ag Law Center presents 2nd Annual Western Agricultural Law...

Supreme Court Issues Ruling in Texas Landowners’ 5th Amendment Takings Clause Case

On April 16, 2024, the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) released its opinion in DeVillier v. Texas, 601 U.S....

April Monthly Roundup

 Roundup As April has ended, the staff at the National Agricultural Law Center continue to bring trusted research and information in...

“Hazardous Substances”: EPA Takes Action on PFAS

The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) has issued its highly anticipated final rule to designate two per—and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) as hazardous...

Amos Miller and the Regulation of Raw Milk

Discussions among legislators, public health officials, and consumers persist across the United States as the debate over raw milk sales continues....

The Feed: Volume 2, Issue 8

The Feed newsletter highlights recent legal developments affecting agriculture, with issues released twice a month. Click below to sign up for...

Federal Bills Propose Changes to the H-2A Program

In 2022, agriculture and food related jobs accounted for approximately ten percent of employment in the United States. H-2A workers play...

FWS Streamline ESA Voluntary Conservation Programs

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS”) have issued a final rule to update the implementing regulations for Section 10...

The Feed: Volume 2, Issue 7

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Ag, water and environmental law experts convene at University of Nevada, Reno

Ag, water and environmental law experts convene at University of Nevada, Reno National Ag Law Center presents 2nd Annual Western Agricultural...

Update on Proposed Food Additive Bans

In October 2023, California passed the California Food Safety Act becoming the first state to ban the manufacturing, distribution and sale...

The NALC Quarterly Newsletter: 1Q24

The National Agricultural Law Center compiles and publishes a quarterly newsletter highlighting recent and upcoming events and resources.   The newsletter...

SEC Rule and California Laws on Climate-Related Disclosures Face Legal Challenges

UPDATE: On April 4, 2024, the SEC announced a voluntary stay on the climate-related disclosure rule. This voluntary stay is intended to...

Farmers File Suit Over PFAS Contamination

In February 2024, a group of Texas farmers filed a lawsuit against Synagro Technologies, Inc. (“Synagro”) for manufacturing and distributing a...

March Monthly Roundup

March Roundup As March has ended, the staff at the National Agricultural Law Center continue to bring trusted research and information...

The Feed: Volume 2, Issue 6

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