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

Notice that the results of AMS’s Request for Referendum indicate that too few soybean producers wanted a referendum on the Soybean Promotion and Research Order for one to be conducted. Info here.

Referendum order directing that a referendum be conducted among eligible producers of Vidalia onions to determine whether they favor continuance of the marking order regulating the handling of Vidalia onions produced in Georgia. Info here.

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Notice that the designation and the final regulations to implement the designation of Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary became effective on September 3, 2019. Info here