In: Local Food Systems
THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 10, 2018
- August 10, 2018
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. ANNOUNCEMENT: Mark your calendar...
THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JUNE 29, 2017
- June 29, 2017
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: includes environmental...
THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: APRIL 3, 2017
- April 3, 2017
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: Includes Urb and Ag,...
Lawmakers want to make poultry companies responsible for chicken manure in Maryland
- February 4, 2016
- Cade Collister
Posted February 4, 2016 The Baltimore Sun reports that some Maryland lawmakers want to make large poultry processors responsible for the...
Schumer Seeks Crop Insurance for Barley Farmers
- January 13, 2015
Posted January 13, 2015 Senator Chuck Schumer is establishing an insurance program benefiting Capital region farmers growing malt barley for...
Michigan Governor Abolished Local Food Systems Council
- December 16, 2014
Posted December 16, 2014 Michigan Governor Rick Snyder abolished a council that supported local food systems and agricultural diversity, according...
Wisconsin Supreme Court Denied Raw Milk Case
- December 16, 2014
Posted December 16, 2014 Vernon Hershberger, Sauk County dairy farmer, will not appear in front of Wisconsin Supreme Court for his...
New Bill Benefits NY Craft Beverage Producers
- June 19, 2014
Posted June 19, 2014 Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a bill to reduce restrictions for craft beverage producers in New York, according...
Tulsa Reconsiders Ordinance Amendment for Food Truck Owners
- May 23, 2014
Posted May 23, 2014 An ordinance amendment which could affect the distance that food trucks would have to operate from...
MI Agriculture Commission Approves Changes to Right to Farm Protection
- May 1, 2014
Posted May 1, 2014 The Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development voted, in a special session, to adopt changes...
Charlotte Food Truck Owners Criticize Proposed Ordinance
- April 25, 2014
Posted April 25, 2014 Food truck vendors in Charlotte, North Carolina are voicing their concerns over a proposed city ordinance...
NALC Resource: Local Food Systems Reading Room
- March 20, 2014
Posted March 20, 2014 The National Agricultural Law Center offers a wide range of resources, one of which is the...
USDA Announces New Efforts to Help Small and Mid-Sized Farmers
- March 18, 2014
Posted March 18, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced new and expanded efforts to connect small- and mid-sized farmers...
Webinar: Legal Issues with Adding Value to Farm Products
- March 12, 2014
Posted March 12, 2014 Farm Commons will offer a webinar on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 6 p.m. CDT on the...
Group Urges Congress for a New Approach to Food and Agricultural Policy
- February 7, 2014
Posted February 7, 2014 Co-chairs of AGree, a food and agricultural policy group, are urging Congress to try a new...