In: Farm Policy and Legislative Analysis
Raising the debt limit: How Chapter 12 bankruptcy saves family farms
- August 2, 2019
- Christina Cole
The Senate on Thursday passed the Family Farmer Relief Act, a bill that raises the amount of debt that farmers interested...
Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Agricultural Law Weekly Review
- July 27, 2018
The latest installment of the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law’s Agricultural Law Weekly Review is now available. Topics...
New bill addresses farmworker deportation
- May 9, 2017
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that almost half of America’s 1.1 million farmworkers are undocumented. A group of senators...
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)...
Nebraska legislators consider ‘right to farm’ bill
- March 15, 2016
The Lincoln Star Journal reports Nebraska state legislators are considering a proposed constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to “engage in farming and ranching...
Proposed bill would bar appeal of ministerial decisions in South Dakota
- March 8, 2016
A South Dakota bill that changes the way county zoning is done for Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) has cleared a...