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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: USDA Extends Deadline for USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process to May 1

The USDA has extended the filing deadline for the USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process to May 1,...

Arkansas Rice Farmers’ Lawsuit Against Poultry Companies Over Arsenic Dismissed With Prejudice

Judge Brian S. Miller, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, has dismissed with prejudice a lawsuit brought...

Monsanto to Appeal Brazilian Ruling on Roundup Ready Patent Ruling

Monsanto, Co.has announced its plans to file an appeal of a recent ruling over a patent correction covering its Ready Roundup soybean...

March 6 Webinar on State and Federal Water Law Issues, CLE Credit Available

On March 6, from 12-1 p.m. (Central), the Arkansas Bar Association will host a webinar covering state and federal law water...

Chairwoman Stabenow to Convene Oversight Hearing on Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Senator Debbie Stabenow, (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing, “Oversight of...

Chairwoman Stabenow Issues Statement Regarding Sequestration and Elimination of Direct Payment Subsidies

Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, issued the following statement today regarding...

Senate Ag Subcommittee Members Named By Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking Member Cochran

The final subcommittee assignments for the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry have been announced by Chairwoman Stabenow and Ranking...

On February 8, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran issued a letter stating that catfish producers in Mississippi and other states...

Concerns Arise Over Whether Sequestration Will Cause USDA To Furlough Meat Inspectors

In a February 8 article, Reuters reported on the Obama Administration warning that sequestration cuts currently scheduled for March 1 “may...

Chairwoman Stabenow to Convene Hearing on Weather Disasters, Effects on Agriculture, Economy

Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing on...

Study Examines Consumer Demand For Organic Cotton Apparel

A Washington State University research pilot study examined whether or not consumers are willing to pay extra for organic cotton...

USDA Releases January Inventory Numbers for Cattle

Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture released the January inventory numbers for cattle. According to the report, “All the cattle...

Attorneys Sought for 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...

Senator Harry Reid Re-Introduces Senate Farm Bill

On the first day of the 113th Congress, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) reintroduced the version of the Farm Bill the...

Chairman Lucas Affirms Direct Payments Will Remain in Place Under 2008 Farm Bill Extension

USA Rice Daily reports that House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, Republican of Oklahoma, has affirmed in a written statement that...

February 21: Food Labeling Webinar

On Thursday, February 21 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 EST, Steptoe & Johnson LLP is sponsoring a complimentary webinar titled FoodLabeling:  What You Can...

Applicants Sought for Center for Agriculture and Food Systems Fellowship

The Center for Agriculture andFood Systems (CAFS) at the Vermont Law School is inviting eligible candidates to apply for a two-year...

Crop Insurance Payment Payouts Hit All-Time Record, Could Hit $20 Billion

Reuters reports that federal crop insurance payments to U.S. producers for 2012 have hit a new record.  According to the article, payments...

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...

Secretary Vilsack to Remain as USDA Secretary

Tom Vilsack will remain as USDA Secretary during President Obama’s second term.  According to a Bloomberg article, full text here, it...