A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes AMS, EPA, FWS
Agricultural Marketing Service
Proposed rule to implement a recommendation from the California Olive Committee to increase the assessment rate established for the 2021 and subsequent fiscal years. Info here.
Environmental Protection Agency
Notice that EPA is soliciting public comments and suggestions about the petition process for exemptions regarding pesticides from registration and other requirements under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, where the pesticides are determined to be of a character unnecessary to be subject to regulation under FIFRA. Info here.
Fish and Wildlife Service
Final rule designating critical habitat for the yellow lance under the Endangered Species Act. Info here.