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



Agricultural Marketing Service

Notice that the Agricultural Marketing Service of the Department of Agriculture is proposing to revise the U.S. Standards for Grades of Watermelons. Info here.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Notice that is NMFS announcing eight in-season actions in the 2020 ocean salmon fisheries. These in-season actions modify the commercial and recreational salmon fisheries in the area from the U.S./Canada border to the Oregon/California border. Info here.

Temporary rule increasing the possession and trip limits of Georges Bank cod, Gulf of Maine cod, Gulf of Maine haddock, Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic winter flounder, American plaice, and witch flounder for Northeast multispecies common pool vessels for the remainder of the 2020 fishing year. Info here.