A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.

                                                                                                                                               

REGULATORY: Includes AMS, NOAA

AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE

Proposed rule inviting comments on adding the State of Missouri as a primary peanut-producing State under the Peanut Promotion, Research, and Information Order. Info here.

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Temporary rule prohibiting directed fishing for Pacific ocean perch in the Bering Sea subarea of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. Info here.

Final rule implementing allowable catch levels, an overfishing limit, and allowable biological catch, and an annual catch limit for Pacific mackerel in the U.S. exclusive economic zone off the West Coast for the fishing seasons 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. Info here.