In: Administrative Law
Eloy Farmer Fighting for Reclassification
- September 29, 2014
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
- September 17, 2014
–> 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
- April 7, 2014
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
- September 30, 2013
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
- September 25, 2013
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
- September 19, 2013
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
- September 4, 2013
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
- August 16, 2013
Posted August 16, 2013 On Tuesday, the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) petitioned the...
Supreme Court Rules that Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 Withdraws Tucker Act Jurisdiction; Takings Claim Can Be Raised as Affirmative Defense in USDA Enforcement Proceeding
- June 11, 2013
Posted: June 11, 2013 In action involving a constitutional challenge to the California Raisin Marketing Order under the Agricultural Marketing Agreement...
D.C. Circuit Holds That EPA Can Withdraw §404 Permit Site Specifications Post-Permit
- June 7, 2013
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
- June 6, 2013
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
- January 15, 2013
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
- October 9, 2012
While farmers and others are likely familiar with federal crop insurance, many are not as familiar with the arbitration requirement that...