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The Feed: Volume 2, Issue 11

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

Ag & the ESA: When a Species is Listed “Wherever Found”

The Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) is widely recognized as one of the strongest wildlife protection laws in the world. The primary...

May Monthly Roundup

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

Cell-Cultured Meat Updates: state bans, labeling requirements, and regulatory clarifications

Though 2024 is only halfway over, much has already happened this year within the meat alternatives realm. Meat alternative is a...

Animal Ag in the “Farm, Food and National Security Act of 2024”

The Farm Bill proposal by House Committee on Agriculture Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson made it through an initial markup discussion and...

Western ‘checkerboard’ lands to be discussed at Western Ag & Environmental Law Conference

Western ‘checkerboard’ lands to be discussed at Western Ag & Environmental Law Conference Wyoming attorneys Ryan Semerad and Karen Budd-Falen will...

Farm Bill 2024: Federal Crop Insurance Program Proposals

According to the Risk Management Agency (“RMA”), in 2023, 539 million acres and 42 million head of cattle and swine were...

Colorado Legislature Passes Wetlands Permitting Bill

On May 16, 2024, the Colorado State Legislature passed House Bill 1379, a state law intended to regulate the discharge of...

The Feed: Volume 2, Issue 10

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

FDA Publishes Final Agricultural Water Rule

One of the most common origins of foodborne illness outbreaks in the United States comes from the watering of agricultural produce...

Nevada Ag Director Goicoechea to kick off Western Conference, moderate panel on state depts of ag

Nevada Ag Director Goicoechea to kick off Western Conference, moderate panel on state depts of ag The panel features top legal...

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....