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




Notice announcing that FWS has received an application from the Missouri Department of Conservation for an incidental take permit under the Endangered Species Act. If approved, the permit would be for a 50-year period and would authorize the incidental take of two endangered species, the Indiana bat and the gray bat; one threatened species, the northern long-eared bat; and two species petitioned for Federal listing, the little brown bat and the tricolored bat. Info here.

Notice announcing the availability of documents related to an application for an enhancement of survival permit under the Endangered Species Act. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks has applied for a permit associated with the implementation of a programmatic safe harbor agreement and candidate conservation agreement with assurances for 14 aquatic species in Kansas. Info here.