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



Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Notice announcing the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s intention to request a revision to and extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations for the protection of endangered species of terrestrial plants and for procedures related to the forfeiture of plants or other property. Info here.

Farm Credit Administration

Proposed rule to update the regulations on appraisal and evaluation requirements for property serving as collateral for loans made by the Farm Credit System. Info here.

Rural Business-Cooperative Service

Notice announcing the availability of funds in the total amount of $2 million reserved for projects located in rural coastal communities, with priority given to National Scenic Areas that were devastated by wildfires that are in need of economic development assistance, to support innovation and job growth. Info here.

Final rule incorporating amendments to the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act made by the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill). Info here.