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Eloy Farmer Fighting for Reclassification

Posted September 29, 2014 An Eloy farm owner, Michael McKenzie, is battling the Pinal County Assessor’s Office to prove his...

Stabenow to Create Foreign Acquisitions Legislation

–> Posted September 17, 2014 Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow is developing new legislation to change how the government reviews...

Vilsack Responds to ABA Concerns on Rulemaking Procedures

Posted April 7, 2014   Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently responded to the American Bar Association’s (ABA) concerns regarding USDA’s...

Federal Court Dismisses HSUS Lawsuit over Pork Slogan Sale

Posted September 30, 2013   A U.S. District Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Humane Society of the United...

Eighth Circuit Issues Opinion in 4-H Lawsuit

Posted September 25, 2013 In Kroupa v. Nielsen, et al, No. 12-2843 (8th Cir. Sept. 25, 2013), a three judge panel...

Judge Rules EPA Can Enforce Nutrient Standards in Chesapeake Bay

Posted September 19, 2013   A federal judge upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to set and enforce nutrient standards in...

FCIC Announces Catastrophic Risk Protection Endorsement Final Rule

Posted September 4, 2013 The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) announced that it has finalized the Catastrophic Risk Protection Endorsement...

Oil Industry Requests Reduction in Renewable Fuel Standard

Posted August 16, 2013 On Tuesday, the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) petitioned the...

D.C. Circuit Holds That EPA Can Withdraw §404 Permit Site Specifications Post-Permit

Posted:  June 7, 2013 In Mingo Logan Coal Co. v. U.S. E.P.A., 714 F.3d 608, the United States Court of...

Eighth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Producers’ Lawsuit Claiming that USDA Improperly Calculated Farmers’ SURE Payments

Posted:  June 6, 2013 In Bartlett v. United States Dep’t of Agric., No. 12-3087,2013 WL 2420501 (8thCir. June 5, 2013), the...

Attorneys Sought Nationwide To Assist Claimants in USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process

Farmers Legal Action Group, Inc. (FLAG) and the National Agricultural Law Center (NALC) are assisting in the development of a legal...

New Article Published Covering Arbitration in Federal Crop Insurance

While farmers and others are likely familiar with federal crop insurance, many are not as familiar with the arbitration requirement that...

HSUS Files Suit Against NPPC Funding

Earlier today, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) filed suit against the United States Department of Agriculture in...

Forestry Roads and the Clean Water Act

Two cases on the stormwater discharge exemption for forestry roads, Decker, et al.v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center,et al. and Georgia-Pacific...