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

                                                                                                                                               

REGULATORY: Includes AMS, FAS, NOAA

AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE

Final Rule decreasing the assessment rate per ton of salable dried prunes. Info here.

Final Rule revising the almond accepted user program requirements currently prescribed under the Marketing Order for Almonds Grown in California. Info here.

Proposed Rule decreasing the assessment rate for tart cherries grown in Michigan. Info here.

FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICES

Final Rule revising the regulations governing the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Programs to add provisions related to the local and regional procurement of commodities. Info here.

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Temporary Rule implementing accountability measures for the gray triggerfish commercial sector in the exclusive economic zone of the Gulf of Mexico. Info here.