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The Feed: Vol. 1, Issue 3

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Ag & the IRA: Debt Relief and Financial Assistance Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act

In August 2022, Congress passed a $739 billion spending package known as the Inflation Reduction Act (“IRA”) of 2022. Of the...

Ag and Food Law Daily Update: July 14, 2022

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.        ...

Lending for Livestock, Credit for Crops: Strict Foreclosure

Many agricultural producers borrow money to successfully run their operations. Typically, the lender requires the borrower to give a security interest...

Lending for Livestock, Credit for Crops: Distribution of Proceeds

Many agricultural producers borrow money to successfully run their operations. Typically, the lender requires the borrower to give a security interest...

Protection for Buyers of Farm Products: A Primer on the Federal Farm Products Rule

The Food Security Act of 1985 (“FSA”) established a rule known as the federal farm products rule (codified as 7 U.S.C....

Lending for Livestock, Credit for Crops: Considering “Commercial Reasonableness”

Many agricultural producers borrow money to successfully run their operations. Typically, the lender requires the borrower to give a security interest...

Lending for Livestock, Credit for Crops: Manner and Methods of a Collateral Sale

Many agricultural producers borrow money to successfully run their operations. Typically, the lender requires the borrower to give a security interest...

USDA Payments: Relief for Negotiated Hogs

UPDATE: On March 18, 2022, the Farm Service Agency (“FSA”) published a notification to clarify hog eligibility, documentation requirements, and payment...

Lending for Livestock, Credit for Crops: Notice Requirements for Sale of Collateral

Many agricultural producers borrow money to successfully run their operations. Typically, the lender requires the borrower to give a security interest...

Lending for Livestock, Credit for Crops: Taking Possession of Collateral

Many agricultural producers borrow money to successfully run their operations. Typically, the lender requires the borrower to give a security interest...

Lending for Livestock, Credit for Crops: When Default Occurs

Many agricultural producers borrow money to successfully run their operations. Typically, the lender requires the borrower to give a security interest...

An Intervention: Organization Seeks to Defend Minority Debt Relief Program

UPDATE: On December 8, 2021, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas denied the Federation’s motion to...

Pandemic Payments: Aid under Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program

Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) announced it is implementing a program for livestock and poultry producers who suffered unexpected...

Judge Certifies Two Classes in Lawsuit Challenging Minority Debt Relief Payments

In Miller v. Vilsack, five Texas farmers filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) alleging that its loan...

Proposed Tax Exemption for Community Ag Lenders

A bill was recently introduced in Congress, known as the Enhancing Credit Opportunities in Rural America Act (“ECORA”) of 2021. ECORA...