Micah Brown, Author at National Agricultural Law Center
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By: Micah Brown

State Proposals on Restricting Foreign Ownership of Farmland: Part Three

In the past two years or so, as discussed in the first article of this seven-part series, the issue of restricting...

Displaying the Data: Online AFIDA Database To Be Established

In December 2022, Congress passed a $1.7 trillion spending package for FY23 known as the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (“CAA”), which...

State Proposals on Restricting Foreign Ownership of Farmland: Part Two

In the past two years or so, as discussed in the first article of this six-part series, the issue of restricting...

State Proposals on Restricting Foreign Ownership of Farmland: Part One

Ownership of U.S. land, specifically agricultural lands, by foreign persons or entities has been an issue that traces to the origins...

Congressional Considerations on Amending AFIDA

Over the past few years, federal and state lawmakers have become increasingly concerned about foreign investments in U.S. agricultural land. While...

Answering to AFIDA: Reporting Requirements of Foreign Agricultural Land Investments

Over the past few years, federal and state lawmakers have become increasingly concerned about foreign investments in U.S. agricultural land. While...

Congressional Considerations on Restricting Foreign Investments in U.S. Agriculture

Over the past decade, foreign investments in agricultural land have grown. At the start of 2021, foreign persons held an interest...

Checking In on Crop Insurance: Enforcement of the FAD Requirement

Many agricultural producers across the nation obtain crop insurance coverage for their planted acreage under the federal crop insurance program (“FCIP”)....

Premium Assistance for Producers Transitioning to Organic Production

Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) established a new program known as the Transitional and Organic Grower Assistance (“TOGA”)...

California’s Attempt to Restrict Foreign Agricultural Land Investments

Recently, California’s state legislature passed a bill (SB 1084) that is aimed at restricting foreign ownership of agricultural land within the...

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 8, 2022

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

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 7, 2022

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

Ag & the IRA: Debt Relief and Financial Assistance Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act

In August 2022, Congress passed a $739 billion spending package known as the Inflation Reduction Act (“IRA”) of 2022. Of the...

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 6, 2022

REGULATORY: EPA, FWS, FAS, USDA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Final rule announcing that EPA is taking direct final action on the authorization...

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: September 1, 2022

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

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 31, 2022

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

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 26, 2022

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

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: August 25, 2022

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