In: Agricultural Economics
AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
- September 28, 2018
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. Judicial: EPA, Environmental, CAFO,...
Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review
- September 7, 2017
The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available. Topics...
Court considers “failed acreage” under Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments Program (SURE)
- June 22, 2017
Written by: Amie Alexander, JD/MPS Candidate, William H. Bowen School of Law A recent District Court decision in the District of...
State agritourism legislative update
- May 3, 2017
Below is a summary of recent agritourism legislation by state. Each listing provides a link to the legislative text. Email important...
Beef, Beans, & the First Amendment: Disappearing Sovereignty for State Beef Councils and Soybean Boards?
- February 13, 2017
By: Harrison M. Pittman, Director, National Agricultural Law Center On May 2, 2016, a legal action titled Ranchers Cattlemen Legal Defense...
APHIS proposes regulations permitting importation of Hass avocados from Columbia
- November 2, 2016
Late last month, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) issued a proposed rule amending fruits and vegetables regulations to...
Horticulture Field Day in Hope, AR
- June 16, 2016
Agritourism is the focus at today’s Horticulture Field Day at the Southwest Research and Extension Center in Hope, Arkansas. Food preservation,...
Supreme Court rules for landowners in wetlands case
- June 2, 2016
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday in the case U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co., Inc., that Army Corps of...
New York farm workers challenge labor organizing law
- May 11, 2016
The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit this week challenging a state law forbidding farm workers from organizing. Per...
Arkansas Food Innovation Center Workshop, May 18
- April 25, 2016
With the recent consumer focus on locally-grown foods, many farmers and food entrepreneurs are trying to expand their markets by creating...
Pennsylvania legalizes marijuana for medical use
- April 18, 2016
On Sunday, Pennsylvania became the 24th state to legalize marijuana for medical use. Per the Washington Times, the state may license...
Tax code may exclude income earned on 4-H projects
- April 18, 2016
Last week, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee, and U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa)...
Arkansas State Council for Engage Cuba launched this week
- April 14, 2016
Earlier this week, members of the Arkansas agribusiness community, including academic and political leaders, launched the Arkansas State Council for Engage...
Mid-South ag, environmental law conference April 21-22
- April 11, 2016
By Mary Hightower Handling agricultural bankruptcies, federal wetland regulations and a keynote about ag trade with Cuba are all part of...