State & Federal Legal Developments in Agricultural Nutrient Management


Hosted by the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium


Topic:Peggy Kirk Hall Asst. Professor, Agricultural & Resource Law, Director, Agricultural & Resource Law Program, CFAES, OSUE, OSU

Surface applications of fertilizer and manure onto agricultural land raises concerns about water quality impacts.   Recent legal responses to increasing water quality concerns include legislation, regulatory programs and litigation.  This webinar will review current legislative and regulatory approaches to managing agricultural nutrients and discuss recent litigation and federal developments that may affect the use of agricultural nutrients.


Archived Webinar:


The recorded webinar, which originally aired on July 24, 2015, is available here.


Peggy Kirk Hall

Ohio State University Agricultural Law and Taxation Program

Peggy Kirk Hall is an assistant professor and field specialist in agricultural and resource law.   Hall is a graduate of The Ohio State University (B.S., M.S., Natural Resource Policy) and the University of Wyoming College of Law (J.D.), where she served on the Land & Water Law Review.  She is a Past President and Board Member of the American Agricultural Law Association; Past Chair of the Ohio State Bar Association Agricultural Law Committee and served as an Advisory Board Member for the National Agricultural Law Center.  Hall currently teaches Agribusiness Law in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University and directs research and outreach projects for OSU’s Agricultural Law & Taxation Program.

Research & Materials

State Water Programs: Nutrient Reduction Programs and Methods (Association of Clean Water Administrators)

Environmental Integrity Project Letter re: Kinnard Farms, Inc.

Safe Drinking Water Act Petition 

Cow Palace Decision

Administrative Order on Consent (Cow Palace/Yakima Valley Dairies)

Consent Decree (Cow Palace)