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THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 1, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes SNAP,...

THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 21, 2016

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions to: camarigg at uark.edu JUDICIAL: Includes water...

U.S. Forest Service ordered to analyze domestic sheep grazing in Montana

A federal judge in Montana ruled against the U.S. Forest Service last week, ordering the agency to further examine the impact...

Oregon groups seek to ban post-logging aerial herbicide spraying and strengthen forest laws

The Register-Guard reports that organizers in Oregon hope to put a measure on the November ballot banning aerial spraying of herbicides...

Two California Forestry Bills Passed

Posted July 1, 2014 Both Assembly Bill 2142 and Assembly Bill 1867 passed the Senate Natural Resources and Wildlife Committee...

Lawsuit over Clean Water Act Permits for Logging Roads Ongoing

Posted May 5, 2014   A federal judge denied a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit over the stormwater discharge exemption...

House Passes Water Rights Bill

Posted March 17, 2014   The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Water Rights Protection Act on a mostly party-line...

NACL Resource: Forestry Reading Room

Posted January 3, 2014   The National Agricultural Law Center offers a wide range of resources, one of which is the...

Report Finds Potential Savings of $130 Billion from Agricultural Programs

Posted November 18, 2013   A report released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) shows that Congress could save around $130...

PA Bill to Provide Sales Tax Exemption to Timber Companies

Posted November 12, 2013   A bill, which would amend the Pennsylvania tax code to exempt timber companies from paying sales...

North Carolina Developing New Approach to Award of Attorney Fees in Right to Farm Law

Posted:  July 19, 2013 The topic of nuisance and right to farm statutes has been red hot over the past couple...

National Agricultural Law Center Partners with American Agri-Women to Host Ag & Food Law Webinar

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10 a.m. Mountain/11 Central the National Agricultural Law Center is hosting a webinar in partnership...

Forestry Roads and the Clean Water Act

Two cases on the stormwater discharge exemption for forestry roads, Decker, et al.v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center,et al. and Georgia-Pacific...

Mud Runoff Regulation Possibilities a Concern for Timber Industry

The Washington Post reports that the timber industry hopes that “the U.S. Supreme Court will maintain business as usual on controlling...

Upcoming Workshop on Legal Issues in Forestry

The National Agricultural Law Center, along with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service and the LSU...

Upcoming March 16 Workshop for Foresters and Loggers

The National Agricultural Law Center, along with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service and the LSU...