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 to include revisions to seed labeling, testing, and certification requirements. Info here.

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Temporary rule reallocating projected unused amount of Pacific cod from vessels using jig gear to catcher vessels less than 60 feet length overall using hook-and-line or pot gear in the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands management area. Info here.

Temporary rule prohibiting directed fishing for pollock in Statistical Area 610 in the Gulf of Alaska. Info here.

Final rule implementing management measures described in Vision Blueprint Commercial Regulatory Amendment 27 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region. Info here.

Final rule correcting minor errors published in the rule approving and implementing Framework Adjustment 58 to the Northeast Multispecies Fishery Management Plan and distributes sector allocation carried over from fishing year 2018 into fishing year 2019. Info here.