The Ag & Food Law Update
Chairwoman Stabenow to Host Farm Bill Reform Teleconference
- June 1, 2012
On Monday, June 4 at 2:15 EST, Senator Debbie Stabenow will host a press teleconference to discuss the Agriculture Reform, Food...
Farm Groups Seek Farm Bill in House That Differs from Senate Version
- May 18, 2012
As the U.S. House of Representatives continues to undertake consideration of the 2012 Farm Bill, it is clear that many producer...
Senators Call for Senate Floor Farm Bill Debate
- May 16, 2012
On May 15, forty-four U.S. Senators signed and delivered a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Senate Republican...
National “Water Sustainability in Agriculture” Conference Upcoming
- May 12, 2012
The twenty-fourth annual meeting of the National Agricultural Biotechnology Council will be held in Fayetteville, Arkansas June 11-13. The focus of...
New Article Overviews Crop Insurance Claims Process for Producers
- May 11, 2012
Federal crop insurance has long been an important risk management tool for agricultural producers. In light of recent farm bill policy...
American Agricultural Law Association Annual Conference Upcoming
- April 20, 2012
The American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) will hold its 2012 Annual Agricultural Law Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee at the downtown Sheraton Hotel...
Center Hosting Webinar, Continuing Legal Education, on Animal Confinement Laws
- April 16, 2012
The National Agricultural Law Center is providing an online webinar titled, “Legal Issues in Animal Agriculture: Regulating Living Space.” The...
Raw Milk Lawsuit Against FDA Rejected
- April 9, 2012
The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund’s lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and...
New Web Guide for Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act
- March 30, 2012
Recently, McCarron & Diess has published the PACA Web Guide to assist produce professionals with issues arising under the Perishable...
FDA Responds to GMO-labeling Campaign
- March 30, 2012
March 27 was the deadline for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to make its response to the Just Label...
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...
Russia to Ban Cattle Imports from EU States
- March 8, 2012
Recent news accounts have reported that beginning March 20, Russia will ban cattle imports from throughout the European Union. The...
Food and Drug Adminstration Set to Issue Ruling on BPA in Food and Beverages
- March 8, 2012
A recent article from CBS News reports that Bisphenol-A — BPA — may be on its way out of the...
Premiums on Organic Chicken Breasts
- March 1, 2012
Consumers are still willing to buy organic meat despite its higher price. A recent article out of Fayetteville, Arkansas reported...
Upcoming Webinars on Legal Issues in Recreational Land Use
- February 29, 2012
On Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. (Central) a free, producer-oriented webinar will be offered that focuses on landowner liability...
Department of Labor To Re-Propose Child Farmworker Rules
- February 4, 2012
Agri-Pulse reports that Department of Labor will “re-propose the parental exception” of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. For full Agri-Pulse...