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



Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Final rule amending the definition of useful thermal energy output in its regulations implementing the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to recognize the technical evolution of cogeneration. Info here.

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Final rule adopting, with minor changes, an interim rule published in the Federal Register on January 6, 2020. The interim rule implemented changes to the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program that were necessitated by enactment of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 and changes for administrative streamlining improvements and clarifications. Info here.