Concerns Arise Over Whether Sequestration Will Cause USDA To Furlough Meat Inspectors
- February 13, 2013
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
- February 12, 2013
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing on...
Senator Harry Reid Re-Introduces Senate Farm Bill
- January 22, 2013
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
- January 17, 2013
USA Rice Daily reports that House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, Republican of Oklahoma, has affirmed in a written statement that...
Free Ag Law Webinar on Aug. 30 to Help Farmers Deal With 2012 Drought
- August 13, 2012
On August 30 at 11-12 Central, a free webinar will be provided by the National Agricultural Law Center to help farmers...
Farm Bureau Supports USDA Action
- July 25, 2012
Hoosier Ag Today reports that the “American Farm Bureau Federation welcomes the emergency actions U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Monday...
National Agricultural Law Center and the National Sea Grant Law Center Announce New Collaboration
- July 11, 2012
The National Sea Grant Law Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law and the National Agricultural Law Center at...
Farm Groups Seek Farm Bill in House That Differs from Senate Version
- May 18, 2012
As the U.S. House of Representatives continues to undertake consideration of the 2012 Farm Bill, it is clear that many producer...
Rep. Tipton discussed how the Senate’s failure to pass H.R. 872 is unleashing regulatory blitz
- November 21, 2011
Last week, during The Ag Minute, Rep. Scott Tipton discussed how the Senate’s failure to pass H.R. 872 is unleashing a...
American Soybean Association sends letters to key members of the Senate
- November 6, 2011
The American Soybean Association (ASA) has sent letters to key members of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee (EPW) and...
Sen. Moran Makes Statement on DOL’s 30-Day Extension of Comment Period
- November 3, 2011
Yesterday, in a press release U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) responded to the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) 30-day extension of...
Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act to be introduced in Congress
- October 30, 2011
Last week, Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown and Maine Rep. Chellie Pingree announced that they will introduce the Local Farms, Food, and...
Bill Would Make Selling Fraudulent Maple Syrup A Felony Offense
- October 30, 2011
This month, U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) introduced legislation to make the fraudulent sale of maple syrup...
Cost of Senate Inaction on Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act
- October 28, 2011
The Washington Examiner published an editorial by Agricultural Committee Chairman Frank D. Lucas yesterday, calling on the Senate to take action...