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We’ll have a test tube of tilapia and a petri dish of pork, please

What do you call a food product made of animal muscle fiber when no animals were used in the making of it?

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.

NALC Hemp Webinar Covers Regulations and Hurdles, Sept. 18

Presented by the National Agricultural Law Center and attorney Rusty Rumley, the “Industrial Hemp Regulations under the 2018 Farm Bill” webinar will take place Sept. 18, from Noon to 1 p.m. EST (11 a.m. to Noon CST).

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 the 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.