A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.
REGULATORY: Includes AMS, EPA, FCIC, NOAA
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
Final rule amends Marketing Order No. 932, which regulates the handling of olives grown in California and makes a clarifying change stating that alternate members acting as members to form a quorum would also be eligible to cast votes. Info here.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Notice of filing of petition and request for comment on a pesticide petition requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities. Info here.
FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION
Final rule with request for comments to amend and implement changes contained in the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 to the Area Risk Protection Insurance (ARPI) Regulations; Common Crop Insurance Policy (CCIP) Basic Provisions; and the Common Crop Insurance Regulations, Coarse Grains Crop Insurance Provisions. Info here.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
Final rule establishing revised specifications and recreational management measures for the 2020 Atlantic bluefish fishery and projected specifications for fishing year 2021. Info here.
Proposed rule to remove the swordfish retention limit in the American Samoa deep-set longline fishery. Info here.