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



Agricultural Marketing Service

Notice announcing that the 2021/2022 rates will charge for voluntary grading, inspection, certification, auditing, and laboratory services for a variety of agricultural commodities including meat and poultry, fruits and vegetables, eggs, dairy products, rice, and cotton and tobacco. Info here.

Notice that AMS is seeking comments from the public regarding the United States Standards for Wheat under the United States Grain Standards Act. Info here.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Notice of proposed rulemaking to solicit comments on the possibility of modifying the turtle excluder device related requirements for skimmer trawl vessels less than 40 feet in length operating in the southeast U.S. shrimp fisheries. Info here.