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



Agricultural Marketing Service

Final rule amending the Softwood Lumber Research, Promotion, Consumer Education and Industry Information Order to increase the assessment rate from $0.35 to $0.41 per thousand board feet. Info here.

Environmental Protection Agency

Notice announcing the Agency’s receipt of an initial filing of a pesticide petition requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities. Info here.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Final rule announcing final 2021 and 2022 harvest specifications, apportionments, and prohibited species catch allowances for the groundfish fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. Info here.