A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: AMS, FWS, NOAA
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Final rule implementing a recommendation from the Far West Spearmint Oil Administrative Committee to establish salable quantities and allotment percentages for spearmint oil produced in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, and designated parts of Nevada and Utah for the 2022-2023 marketing year. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Final rule announcing that FWS is revising the migratory bird subsistence harvest regulations in Alaska. Info here.
Notice announcing that FWS intends to gather information necessary to reinitiate the process of developing a comprehensive conservation plan for certain refuge, wetland management district, and waterfowl production area units of the Charles M. Russell Complex in south-central Montana. Info here.
Notice inviting the public to comment on applications to conduct certain activities with foreign species that are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Final rule announcing that NOAA/NMFS is adjusting the General category daily retention limit from three large medium or giant Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) to one large medium or giant BFT. Info here.