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

                                                                                                                                               

REGULATORY: Includes NOAA

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Temporary rule announcing the 2020 recreational fishing season for the Federal charter vessel/headboat (for-hire) component for red snapper in the exclusive economic zone of the Gulf of Mexico opens on June 1, 2020, and will close at 12:01 a.m., on August 2, 2020. Info here.

Temporary rule prohibiting directed fishing for species that comprise the deep-water species fishery by vessels using trawl gear in the Gulf of Alaska. Info here.

                                                                                                                                               

LEGISLATIVE: Includes Idaho

IDAHO

HB 356 amends existing law to allow operations that elect to utilize certain nutrient management planners consent for such plans to be housed with the Idaho State Department of Agriculture. Info here.