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



Environmental Protection Agency 

Notice of EPA’s receipt of application 8917-EUP-G from J.R. Simplot Company, requesting an experimental use permit (EUP) for BLB2 protein (Rpi-blb2 gene), AMR3 protein (Rpi-amr3 gene), VNT1 protein (Rpi-vnt1 gene), and PVY coat protein DNA inverted repeat. This notice is for the general public, but may be of particular interest for those who conduct or sponsor research on pesticides. Relevant Info here.

Farm Credit Administration 

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Government in the Sunshine Act, of the forthcoming regular meeting of the Farm Credit Administration Board. Info here.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 

Final rule delaying the effective date of the final rule that establishes new, and revises existing, electronic reporting requirements for federally permitted charter vessels and headboats (for-hire vessels), respectively, in certain Atlantic fisheries. Info here.

United States Department of Agriculture 

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) concerning the availability of funds and solicits applications from community-based and non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, and Tribal entities to compete for financial assistance through the Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program and the Soil and Water Conservation Program.  Info here.