In: Rural Development
THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 31, 2017
- August 31, 2017
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us Wednesday, September...
THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: AUGUST 15, 2017
- August 15, 2017
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. ANNOUNCEMENT: Join us TOMORROW...
THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 20, 2017
- July 20, 2017
A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. JUDICIAL: Includes renewable energy,...
Interim final rule issued for Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program
- July 13, 2015
Posted July 13, 2015 The Rural Business-Cooperative Service (Agency) is publishing an interim final rule for the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical,...
Conservation Programs Awarded $340 Million in Federal Funding
- January 16, 2015
–> Posted January 16, 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that more than $370 million in Federal funding as part of...
USDA Spending $29 Million to House Farm Laborers
- November 10, 2014
Posted November 10, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $29 million...
USDA Announces Funds to Cut Energy Costs for Farmers, Ranchers, and Rural Small Businesses
- May 8, 2014
Posted May 8, 2014 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently announced that USDA is seeking applications from rural agricultural producers...
Senator Introduces Bill to Increase Wireless Access in Rural Areas
- December 18, 2013
Posted December 18, 2013 Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) has introduced a bill that would provide a program for large wireless...
Farm Bill Expires, Sen. Heitkamp to Hold Hearing
- October 1, 2013
Posted October 1, 2013 The farm bill extension, which was passed last year after Congress was unable to pass a...
North Carolina Developing New Approach to Award of Attorney Fees in Right to Farm Law
- July 19, 2013
Posted: July 19, 2013 The topic of nuisance and right to farm statutes has been red hot over the past couple...
Senate Ag Committee to Mark-Up 2013 Farm Bill on May 14
- May 7, 2013
Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a meeting of the full...
Three States Pass New “Agritourism” Liability Protection Laws
- May 1, 2013
As the legislative sessions for many states are wrapping up, three states have recently passed agritourism statutes designed to reduce help...
- April 4, 2013
Reuters reports that the Environmental Protection Agency has named thirty-one experts to review an upcoming report on “fracking,” the term...
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: USDA Extends Deadline for USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process to May 1
- March 25, 2013
The USDA has extended the filing deadline for the USDA Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Process to May 1,...
USDA Releases January Inventory Numbers for Cattle
- February 10, 2013
Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture released the January inventory numbers for cattle. According to the report, “All the cattle...