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

                                                                                                                                               

LEGISLATIVE: Includes California state law

California Assembly Bill 1783 streamlines the approval process for agricultural employee housing developments. Info here.

                                                                                                                                               

REGULATORY: Includes APHIS, EPA, USDA

ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE

Notice that APHIS is updating the Chronic Wasting Disease Herd Certification Program Standards. Info here.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Notice announcing the availability of EPA’s draft human health and ecological risk assessments for the registration review of paraquat dichloride. Info here.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Notice announcing that USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperate Service is accepting fiscal year 2019 applications for the Agriculture Innovation Demonstration Center Program. Info here.