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Agricultural Law

Agricultural Law

Covers agricultural law, farming, and GM crops.

http://aglaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    Agricultural Hegemony and Farm Worker

    Agricultural Hegemony and Farm Worker
              Patrick O'Donnell's recent posting of Marion Nestle's interview with a Western grower CEO and  attendant commentary, contributes greatly to understanding the irreconcilable differences between farm…
  • May 18

    An Agribusiness Perspective on Farm Labor & Immigration

    An Agribusiness Perspective on Farm Labor & Immigration
    Migrant workers harvest corn on Uesugi Farms in Gilroy, California (2013). U.S. Department of Agriculture  At Food Politics, Marion Nestle shares an interview with Tom Nassif, the CEO of the Western Growers. “Nassif represents this…
  • Apr 21

         Several recent…

         Several recent posts have focused on agriculture in Africa.  I applaud those posts.     Today, I received an e-mail from the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development…
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farmgate

farmgate

Covers agricultural policy issues. By the University of Illinois Extension.

http://www.farmgateblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    What Is Your Yardstick For Success?

    What Is Your Yardstick For Success?
    As a farm operator or manager of an agricultural enterprise, how do you measure success?  Is it how well you can feed your family from year to year, or is it the yield you produce compared to similar farms?  What is the yardstick by…
  • Apr 17

    Ethanol: Bleak Presence, Brighter Future

    Ethanol: Bleak Presence, Brighter Future
    Ethanol has seemed to have a run of bad luck lately.  First, it hit the blend wall, the maximum of 10% of the total motor fuel supply.  Then the recession curtailed some of the miles we drove and less gasoline was purchased. …
  • Mar 31

    USDA Planting Intentions and Grains Stocks.  No Surprise

    USDA Planting Intentions and Grains Stocks.  No Surprise
    The best rhetorical question asked on this day of significant USDA reports was, “Was there anything that surprised you?”  In looking at the response of the market, there were obviously no surprises that were considered…
Rank this Week: 1077

Food Law Blog (US)

Food Law Blog (US)

By the Institute of Food Laws and Regulations.

http://foodlawblog.foodlaw.org/
  • Oct 27

    FDA Extending Menu Labeling Compliance Date

    FDA Extending Menu Labeling Compliance Date
    FDA is extending the compliance date for its menu labeling rule by one year. Restaurants and other establishments covered by the menu labeling rule will have until December 1, 2016 to post calories and other information on their menus and…
  • Oct 7

    Oral Arguments in Challenge to VT Law on GE Labeling

    Oral Arguments in Challenge to VT Law on GE Labeling
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will hear oral argument Thursday, October 8, in Grocery Manufacturers Assoc. v. Sorrell, on an appeal of the federal district court’s denial of a preliminary injunction. The injunction…
  • Sep 16

    My most recent publication, The U.S. Food…

    My most recent publication, The U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act: Implications in Transnational Governance of Food Safety, Food System Sustainability, and the Tension with Free Trade, is available in the Duke Environmental Law & Policy…
Rank this Week: 4775

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Jul 21

    Idaho Foodbank recalls 13.5 tons of food because of cooler issue

    Idaho Foodbank recalls 13.5 tons of food because of cooler issue
    The Idaho Foodbank is recalling 13.5 tons of soup, eggs, cheese and coconut beverages after discovering a refrigeration malfunction, which could have allowed the growth of bacteria and life-threatening pathogens. “The Idaho Foodbank…
  • Jul 21

    Bhu Foods recalls protein bars because of Listeria risk

    Bhu Foods recalls protein bars because of Listeria risk
    Another brand of protein snacks, Bhu Foods of San Diego, is under recall because they contain organic sunflower seeds from Hudson Valley Foods Inc., which reported finding Listeria monocytogenes in its production facility in recent weeks.…
  • Jul 21

    One dead, 46 sick in Salmonella outbreak traced to papaya

    One dead, 46 sick in Salmonella outbreak traced to papaya
    Federal officials have joined Maryland’s Health Department in a warning against eating yellow Maradol papayas because of Salmonella contamination, reporting one person has died and at least 46 others are sick in an ongoing outbreak that…
Rank this Week: 66

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Covers national and international agriculture issues. By Rincker Law PLLC.

https://rinckerlaw.com/blog
  • Jul 19

    Meet the New Associate Attorney, Kate Murray

    Meet the New Associate Attorney, Kate Murray
    The Illinois Office is growing!  Kate joined our team this spring.  She is an associate attorney with Rincker Law, PLLC working primarily from the Illinois office. Kate is licensed to practice law in New York and Connecticut.…
  • Jul 13

    Meet Carol Petersheim

    Meet Carol Petersheim
    Meet one of the 3 new friendly faces in the Illinois office.  Carol works in the Illinois Office located in Downtown Champaign. She graduated from Arthur High School with Honors. She was a stay at home mom until filling…
  • Jul 13

    Amazon Suspension Prevention

    Amazon Suspension Prevention
    There is an Amazon coach in my BNI Chapter and through my conversations with him, it’s come to my attention that entrepreneurs selling on Amazon.com run a risk of robots flagging something in their account and suspending it.  In…
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Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
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Institute for Food Laws and…

Institute for Food Laws and Regulation Blog

By the Institute for Food Laws and Regulations (IFLR) at Michigan State University.

http://iflr.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Information Session on Master of Jurisprudence Degree at MSU

    Information Session on Master of Jurisprudence Degree at MSU
  • Jan 4

    Give us our chicken but hold the antibiotic

    Give us our chicken but hold the antibiotic
    By Abhijit GhoshIn a time of national division, Americans remain unified on their love for chicken. As the No. 1 source of protein consumed by Americans, chicken commanded $90 billion in 2016 consumer spending.The use of antibiotics in feed…
  • Nov 29

    Food Regulation, 2nd edition, is now available!

    Food Regulation, 2nd edition, is now available!
    The second edition of Food Regulation is now available.  It contains over 25 percent new material, particularly a rewritten import law chapter and revisions related to food safety regulation, health claims, and food defense.…
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International Food Law Blog

International Food Law Blog

By the Institute for Food Laws & Regulations.

http://globalfoodlaw.blogspot.com
  • Nov 29

    Food Regulation, 2nd edition, is now available!

    Food Regulation, 2nd edition, is now available!
    The second edition of Food Regulation is now available.  It contains over 25 percent new material, particularly a rewritten import law chapter and revisions related to food safety regulation, health claims, and food defense.…
  • Apr 13

    >> Hurry, registration is limited!

    >> Hurry, registration is limited!
    Food Law Current Issues SeminarMichigan State University        East Lansing, MichiganJuly 12-14, 2016The MSU Food Law Current Issues Seminar provides practical education on current food legal and regulatory issues. The…
  • Mar 18

    2015 Summer Academy in Global Food Law & Policy

    2015 Summer Academy in Global Food Law & Policy
    The 2015 Summer Academy in Global Food Law & Policy will take place from Monday 20 July to Friday 24 July 2015 in Bilbao, Spain. This is a preview of the program. Key Note address: “Appetite for Change: Tackling…
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ISU CALT Articles

ISU CALT Articles

Covers key issues in agricultural law and taxation, including federal and state legal opinions and critical legislative developments. From Iowa State University's Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation.

http://www.calt.iastate.edu/article
  • Jun 29

    Tax Implications of a Farmland Lease

    Tax Implications of a Farmland Lease
      The decision to lease farm ground comes with many choices: cash rent, crop share, or some combination thereof. Parties to a lease must understand that each option has distinct income tax implications. This fact sheet[1] provides a…
  • Jan 27

    Iowa Supreme Court Sides with Drainage District

    Iowa Supreme Court Sides with Drainage District
      The Iowa Supreme Court today issued a ruling favoring the drainage districts in three northwest Iowa counties in the high profile Des Moines Water Works nitrate litigation. This ruling effectively means that the federal court will…
  • Dec 30

    2016 in Review: An Agricultural Law Summary

    2016 in Review: An Agricultural Law Summary
      As we close out the year, we pause to review important developments in agricultural law from 2016. The year saw several important rulings with respect to the Clean Water Act,as well as the progression of several key Clean Water Act…
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Janzen Ag Law Blog

Janzen Ag Law Blog

Agricultural law blog that seeks to bring current legal issues of interest to the doorsteps of farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses. Tackles state and federal environmental issues related to agriculture. By Todd Janzen.

http://www.aglaw.us/janzenaglaw/
  • Jul 20

    Rural Broadband: Possibility or Pipe Dream?

    Rural Broadband: Possibility or Pipe Dream?
    Last week I testified before a US House Ag subcommittee about farmers' ag data privacy, transparency, and ownership concerns. Although not on the agenda, Congressional representatives repeatedly asked questions about how to bring…
  • Jul 11

    The Future of Farming: Technological Innovations, Opportunities, and Challenges for Producer

    The Future of Farming: Technological Innovations, Opportunities, and Challenges for Producer
    I am honored to testify before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture, Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, on July 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m..     
  • Jun 13

    Ag Data Ownership

    Ag Data Ownership
    An in depth look at what means to say the farmer "owns" their ag data.
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Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy…

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy and Enviro Law

Provides legal information of interest to landowners in the areas of agriculture law, energy law and environmental law. By John Goudy.

http://landownerlaw.blogspot.com/
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Law under the Microscope

Law under the Microscope

News, updates and ruminations on legal and regulatory developments related to the life sciences, bioagriculture and nanotechnology. By Cece Gassner.

http://lifetech.blogs.com/bionanoblawg/
  • Aug 19

    Jury Awards Blockbuster Damages in Vioxx Lawsuit

    Jury Awards Blockbuster Damages in Vioxx Lawsuit
    Last year saw the beginning of grumblings that drug companies may be keeping certain trial results out of the public, and that the FDA may also not be getting out cautions when needed.  Merck had been accused of hiding research that showed…
  • Jul 26

    Nanotech Cure for Cancer?

    Nanotech Cure for Cancer?
    I'll be posting more later today on some regulatory/legal developments in the bioscience world, but wanted to pass along this article from Wired online. This could be a great development in treatment for various diseases - using nifty little…
  • Jun 21

    Patent Backlog

    Patent Backlog
    One tidbit from the BIO 2005 sessions that really stuck in my mind - the PTO now faces a backlog of 500,000 patent applications. With the rate of growth in patent filings, they foresee having a backlog of a million applications within the…
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Midwest Agricultural Law Guide

Midwest Agricultural Law Guide

Covers farm management, crop damage claims and crop insurance. By Lamson, Dugan and Murray, LLP.

http://www.midwestagriculturallawguide.com/
  • Sep 15

    Not So Fast: RMA Continues to Scrutinize New Producer Crop Statu

    Not So Fast: RMA Continues to Scrutinize New Producer Crop Statu
    If you have received a Notice of Overpayment and Removal of New Producer Status from your crop insurance company, you are not alone.  In 2012 the Risk Management Agency started auditing crop insurance applications wherein the insured had…
  • Aug 2

    Pulled from the Swamp: EPA Wetland Determination Now Judicially Reviewable

    Pulled from the Swamp: EPA Wetland Determination Now Judicially Reviewable
    Landowners and developers bogged in an EPA wetland determination were recently thrown a life line when the United States Supreme Court determined The Army Corps of Engineer’s (Corps) “jurisdictional determinations” (JD)…
  • May 17

    North Dakota Farmer’s 4 Year Sentence for Insurance Fraud Upheld

    North Dakota Farmer’s 4 Year Sentence for Insurance Fraud Upheld
    Such is the life of a farmer.   Even in times of a good crop, the potential insurance claim may be more valuable than the crop itself.  That may have been the case for Aaron Johnson of Norwood, North Dakota, … Continue…
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MOIAFarmLaw.com

MOIAFarmLaw.com

An agricultural law blawg providing information and updates on legal issues and case law in Iowa and Missouri. By Orsborn, Milani, Mitchell & Goedken, L.L.P.

http://moiafarmlaw.com
  • Feb 21

    Right to Hunt Amendment Introduced in Iowa Again

    Right to Hunt Amendment Introduced in Iowa Again
    For the second year, a bill was introduced that would add an amendment to the Iowa Constitution declaring that Iowans have a right to hunt, fish, trap, and harvest wildlife.  The amendment’s supporters cite the need for the…
  • Jan 24

    New Resource for Conservation In Farm Lease

    New Resource for Conservation In Farm Lease
    A new resource is available for landlord’s looking to incorporate cover crops and other conservation practices into their farm lease.  Iowa Learning Farms, a part of Iowa State University Extension, just published a series of…
  • Mar 19

    Missouri Strictly Construes Private Road Statute

    Missouri Strictly Construes Private Road Statute
    Missouri Courts recently addressed issues relating to the increase in size and weight of farm equipment and resulting problems accessing farmland. As equipment gets larger and heavier, existing easements and roads that have been used for…
Rank this Week: 1537

MOIAFarmLaw.com

MOIAFarmLaw.com

Provides updates and discussions on agricultural law issues in Iowa and Missouri. By Orsborn, Milani, Mitchell & Goedken, L.L.P.

http://moiafarmlaw.com
  • Feb 21

    Right to Hunt Amendment Introduced in Iowa Again

    Right to Hunt Amendment Introduced in Iowa Again
    For the second year, a bill was introduced that would add an amendment to the Iowa Constitution declaring that Iowans have a right to hunt, fish, trap, and harvest wildlife.  The amendment’s supporters cite the need for the…
  • Jan 24

    New Resource for Conservation In Farm Lease

    New Resource for Conservation In Farm Lease
    A new resource is available for landlord’s looking to incorporate cover crops and other conservation practices into their farm lease.  Iowa Learning Farms, a part of Iowa State University Extension, just published a series of…
  • Mar 19

    Missouri Strictly Construes Private Road Statute

    Missouri Strictly Construes Private Road Statute
    Missouri Courts recently addressed issues relating to the increase in size and weight of farm equipment and resulting problems accessing farmland. As equipment gets larger and heavier, existing easements and roads that have been used for…
Rank this Week: 1680

Pesticide Law and Policy Blog

Pesticide Law and Policy Blog

Covers legal, scientific, and policy developments in pesticides, biopesticides, antimicrobials, and other pesticide products. By Bergeson & Campbell P.C.

http://pesticideblog.lawbc.com/
  • Jul 20

    Ninth Circuit Denies Motion for Further Mandamus Relief in Chlorpyrifos Proceeding

    Ninth Circuit Denies Motion for Further Mandamus Relief in Chlorpyrifos Proceeding
    By Lisa M. Campbell, Lisa R. Burchi, and James V. Aidala On July 18, 2017, a panel of three judges at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an order denying petitioners’ Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA)…
  • Jul 12

    D.C. Circuit Remands EPA’s Cyantraniliprole Registration Decision

    D.C. Circuit Remands EPA’s Cyantraniliprole Registration Decision
    By Lisa R. Burchi, Timothy D. Backstrom, and James V. Aidala On June 30, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued its opinion in Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),…
  • Jul 10

    EPA Issues Draft OCSPP National Program Manager Guidance

    EPA Issues Draft OCSPP National Program Manager Guidance
    By Lynn L. Bergeson and Margaret R. Graham In June 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a draft Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) National Program Manager Guidance for Fiscal Year (FY)…
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SullivanLawNet

SullivanLawNet

Legal news and analysis, with an emphasis on international and domestic intellectual property developments. By Shawn Sullivan.

http://sullivanlaw.net/
  • May 4

    Louisiana Seeks Fed Help to Get Generic Hep C Drug

    Louisiana Seeks Fed Help to Get Generic Hep C Drug
    Louisiana’s Secretary of Health, Dr. Rebekah Gee, is attempting to persuade politicians to support the use of 28 USC § 1498, a federal statute that allows the federal government intentionally to infringe patents, to arrange for…
  • Jun 20

    EU Court: 3-D Toothbrush Shape not Registrable as Trademark

    EU Court: 3-D Toothbrush Shape not Registrable as Trademark
    In Loops, LLC v EUIPO, Case T‑385/15 (14 June 2016), the General Court of the European Union held that held that the three dimensional shape of a toothbrush lacked any distinctive character and could not be registered as an EU ……
  • May 31

    Court Refuses Interim Order in Strawberry Licensing Case

    Court Refuses Interim Order in Strawberry Licensing Case
    A U.S. district judge has refused to enter a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the University of California, Davis in litigation contesting the university’s alleged refusal to transfer or license strawberry germplasm developed…
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The Ag & Food Law Blog

The Ag & Food Law Blog

Covers agricultural and food law. By the National Agricultural Law Center.

http://nationalaglawcenter.org/ag-and-food-law-blog
  • Jul 21

    THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 21, 2017

    THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE: JULY 21, 2017
    A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE.  JUDICIAL: Includes environmental, water... The post THE AG & FOOD LAW UPDATE:…
  • Jul 20

    Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Shale Law In the Spotlight

    Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Shale Law In the Spotlight
    Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law has posted the Shale Law In the Spotlight: Chemical Disclosure​. This article discusses... The post Center for Agricultural and Shale Law Posts Shale Law In the Spotlight appeared first…
  • Jul 20

    Changes to Ohio Lake Erie Commission will impact agriculture and Lake Erie’s water quality

    Changes to Ohio Lake Erie Commission will impact agriculture and Lake Erie’s water quality
    By Ellen Essman, Law Fellow, OSU Agricultural & Resource Law Program   The Ohio legislature recently enacted a bill expected to... The post Changes to Ohio Lake Erie Commission will impact agriculture and Lake Erie’s water…
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The Ag Docket

The Ag Docket

Offers a perspective on current agricultural law issues. By the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation at Iowa State University.

http://www.calt.iastate.edu/blogpost
  • Jul 7

    Additional Syngenta Trials Have Been Scheduled in Kansas MDL

    Additional Syngenta Trials Have Been Scheduled in Kansas MDL
    With the ink barely dry on the $217.7 million Kansas class verdict, Judge Lungstrum has set forth the plan for trying the additional class claims comprising the Kansas multi-district litigation. On July 6, the court ordered the following…
  • Jun 29

    EPA and U.S. Army Corps Take First Step to Replace WOTUS

    EPA and U.S. Army Corps Take First Step to Replace WOTUS
    On June 27, 2017, the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps took the first step to rescind and replace the embattled Clean Water Rule, also called "Waters of the United States" or WOTUS. The agencies formally submitted a proposed rule to rescind the…
  • Jun 23

    Jury Awards 217.7 Million to Kansas Corn Farmers in First Syngenta Trial

    Jury Awards 217.7 Million to Kansas Corn Farmers in First Syngenta Trial
    The jury returned a big verdict against Syngenta this morning in the first trial of the massive Syngenta class litigation. This case was presented on behalf of the class of more than 7,000 Kansas corn producers. This class included Kansas…
Rank this Week: 1553

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural…

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law

Covers the law of food and agriculture. By the Graduate Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

http://www.agfoodllm.com/
  • Jul 20

    Throwback Thursday, Recognize these faces?

    Throwback Thursday, Recognize these faces?
    Attention LL.M. Alumni - Throwback Thursday has begun!We need your help.  We are looking for your photos, news stories, or other items of interest from your time in the LL.M. Program. We will post them on one or both of our social media…
  • Jul 18

    LLM Alum Monica Rainge: New Heirs Property and Mediation Center

    LLM Alum Monica Rainge: New Heirs Property and Mediation Center
    We are proud to share this exciting news released by the Federation of Southern Cooperatives, where our alumna, Monica A. Rainge serves as Director of Land Retention and Advocacy.Federation/LAF Signs MOU with USDA Office of the Assistant…
  • Jul 18

    Donald Judges Named Vice Provost for Distance Education, Global Campus Head

    Donald Judges Named Vice Provost for Distance Education, Global Campus Head
    As posted on the University of Arkansas Newswire, July 17th, 2017Donald P. Judges has been named as vice provost for distance education and leader of the Global Campus, effective July 1. He served in these roles in an interim capacity since…
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