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A Host of New Rules Brings Major Changes to the Endangered Species Act

The Trump administration, on August 12, 2019, announced changes to the Endangered Species Act (ESA). These changes affect what species receive...

The Ag and Food Law Update: August 27, 2019

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: Includes Employment ...

The Ag and Food Law Update: August 26, 2019

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: Includes Checkoff...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 23rd, 2019

JUDICIAL: STATE OF GEORGIA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. ANDREW R. WHEELER, in his official capacity as Acting Adm’r, U.S. Envtl. Prot....

A TRO in Missouri May Foreshadow Right to Farm Nationwide

By: Rusty Rumley, Senior Staff Attorney A temporary restraining order (“TRO”) was granted early this week, putting on hold a recent...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 22nd, 2019

JUDICIAL: IN RE SYNGENTA MASS TORT ACTIONS This Document Relates to: Tweet et al. v. Syngenta AG et al., & Poletti...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 21st, 2019

REGULATORY: Notice: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); EPA is announcing the availability of documents and dates for the peer review of the...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 16th, 2019

REGULATORY: Notice: Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995,...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 12th, 2019

JUDICIAL: LEE & RITA DVORAK, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. OAK GROVE CATTLE, L.L.C., Defendant-Appellee., No. 18-1624, 2019 WL 3729469 (Iowa Ct. App. Aug....

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 9th, 2019

JUDICIAL: TURKEY KNOB GROWERS, INC., Plaintiff, v. EAST COAST IMPEX LLC, et al., Defendants. Additional Party Names: Srinivas Sathyavedu Kalyan, No....

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 8th, 2019

JUDICIAL: J & L Brown Family, LLC v. Bradshaw, 772 F. App’x 757 (10th Cir. 2019) In January 2018, J &...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 7th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Amerifresh Inc., Plaintiff, v. So Ono Food Prod. LLC, et al., Defendants. Additional Party Names: Fresh Foods Hawaii Inc., Mibo...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 2nd, 2019

JUDICIAL: ALEXANDRA KNOP, ET AL. v. PETER J. KNOP, ET AL. Additional Party Names: Diana Knop, James Cummings, No. 180329, 2019...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 1st, 2019

REGULATORY: Notice: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA; The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing the fees it will charge warehouse operators for...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 31st, 2019

Judicial: K Tre Holdings, LP v. Missouri Dep’t of Nat. Res., No. SD 35512, 2019 WL 3369270 (Mo. Ct. App. July...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 26th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Cleveland Nat’l Forest Found. v. Cty. of San Diego, No. D073744, 2019 WL 3334421 (Cal. Ct. App. July 25, 2019)...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 25th, 2019

JUDICIAL: ESTATE OF WILBUR M. ARNOLD, WILLIAM D. ARNOLD, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. BRUCE C. ARNOLD, Individually & as Ex’r, KAREN L. HEUER,...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 24th, 2019

JUDICIAL: GLENN-COLUSA IRRIGATION DISTRICT, Plaintiff, v. UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS; ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR CIVIL WORKS JO-...

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 19th, 2019

JUDICIAL: Agrifund, LLC v. Radar Ridge Planting Co., 52,432 (La. App. 2 Cir. 7/17/19) This case arises from agricultural loans that were not repaid....

AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 18th, 2019

JUDICIAL: WESTERN WATERSHEDS PROJECT, CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, & WILDEARTH GUARDIANS, Plaintiffs, v. DAVID BERNHARDT, Sec’y of the Interior, JEFFREY ROSE,...