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What is Wisconsin’s ‘Right-To-Farm’ law and who does it protect?

The origins of and debate surrounding a law that shields farms from nuisance claims in court

Hemp webinar hits CBD legality, THC, crop insurance 

The National Agricultural Law Center (NALC) hosted a hemp webinar Sept. 19, to address grower concerns related to the legality of CBD, THC testing, crop insurance and other hemp issues.

New educational sessions at the 2019 GLEXPO

The upcoming Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO promises to bring the latest must-see educational sessions to the industry.

Businesses promote health benefits of CBD oil

Businesses that sell cannabidiol (CBD) oil, an over-the-counter medication derived from hemp plants, claim the drug can be used to treat a variety of ailments, including pain, anxiety and sleeplessness.

Will courts decide future of checkoff programs? 

There are nearly two dozen federal checkoff programs that are administered under authority of the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service.

Farmers show strength in face of adversity 
Farmers are surviving due to their staying power in the face of adversity and to the foresight of the authors of the 2014 farm bill.