In: Checkoff Programs
Procedures: The First Amendment and Agriculture
- March 24, 2022
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of...
Legal Checkup on Checkoffs: R-CALF in the Ninth Circuit
- September 14, 2021
In July of 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued its latest and final decision in...
Legal Checkup on Checkoffs: R-CALF, States’ Beef Councils, and the Ongoing First Amendment Challenge to the Beef Checkoff
- March 16, 2021
Harrison Pittman Introduction On May 2, 2016 Ranchers-Cattlemen Legal Defense Fund, United Stockgrowers of America v. Vilsack, No. 4:16-cv-00041 (D. Mont....
Legal Checkup on Checkoffs: State-by-State Analysis of the USDA “Redirection Rule” & Producer Refunds Under the Beef Checkoff
- February 9, 2021
Harrison Pittman, Director This article provides a state-by-state application of the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service final rule, Soybean Promotion, Research, and...
January Monthly Round Up
- February 1, 2021
January Round-Up As January ends, researchers at the National Agricultural Law Center continue to bring trusted research and information in agricultural...
Legal Checkup on Checkoffs: Beef Checkoff Basics
- January 27, 2021
Introduction The previous article in this Legal Checkup on Checkoff series, What is a Checkoff?, provided a basic overview of federal...
What is a Checkoff?
- January 7, 2021
- Brigit Rollins
Harrison M. Pittman This blog post is the first part of a “Legal Checkup on Checkoffs” series that will address...
August Round Up
- September 1, 2020
The month of August has come to a close and researchers at the National Agricultural Law Center have been working hard...
The Ag and Food Law Update: August 26, 2019
- August 26, 2019
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: Includes Checkoff...
THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JUNE 14, 2018
- June 14, 2018
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. ANNOUNCEMENT: Mark your calendar...