A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes FCIC, FWS
FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION
Final rule amending the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Sugar Beet Crop Insurance Provisions. This rule will reinstate stage guarantees and make the stage removal option permanent to ensure all producers have maximum flexibility to obtain the crop insurance coverage they need for their operation. Info here.
FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Proposed rule to list the Florida Keys mole skink (Plestiodon egregius egregius) as a threatened species with a rule issued under section 4(d) of the Endangered Species Act and to designate its critical habitat. Info here.
Proposed rule rule to consider revisions to regulations authorizing the issuance of permits for eagle incidental take and eagle nest take. Info here.
Notice inviting the public to comment on foreign or native species for which the Service has jurisdiction under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). Info here.