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

                                                                                                                                               

REGULATORY: Includes RUS, USDA

RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE

Interim final rule and request for comments to guide the Rural Utilities Service efforts in drafting the final rule for the Rural Broadband Program and Community Connect Grant Program. Info here.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Request for public comment on updates to technical guidelines for quantifying greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sequestration at the entity-scale for agriculture and forestry. Info here.

                                                                                                                                               

LEGISLATIVE: Includes Colorado, Maine, South Dakota

COLORADO

SB 48 concerns a study to consider strengthening the prohibition on speculative appropriations of water. Info here.

MAINE

LD 2005 amends the law governing maximum length limits for truck tractor semitrailers. Info here.

SOUTH DAKOTA

HB 1184 provides limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners. Info here.