Read Agriculture Law updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:
Going on the Offense: Proactive Strategies to Reduce Uncertainty
Stealth Lawyer: Tama Matsuoka Wong, Forager for Restaurant Daniel
Regulatory Challanges When Bringing a Vehicle to Market in the United States
Robert Hibbert on Food Labeling Lawsuits
Jack Bonner on Defeating Food Labeling Lawsuits
Pest Control Supervisors Can Be Held Liable for Their Applicators Actions - It's Arizona Law
Today is the day the world ended. But it didn’t. The spin put by some on the Mayan calendar didn’t pan out and the world continued. Here in Baltimore we didn’t buy into the predictions, but just in case, we went looking...more
In This Issue:
- 1 Farmers and commercial motor vehicle regulations
- 4 Aflatoxin and the insured farmer
- 5 Do you need a CDL for your recreational vehicle?
- 6 McAfee & Taft’s Agricultural Real Estate...more
Aflatoxin, the toxic and carcinogenic mycotoxin fungus, is a threat well known by corn farmers across the country. This olive-green or gray-green collection on kernels typically develops in corn, particularly drought-stressed...more
In This Issue:
- What Law Applies When A Flood-Related Disaster Hits?
- Farm Odors and Coverage Issues Arising from “Pollutant” Property Damages.
Excerpt from What Law Applies When A Flood-Related Disaster...more
Many farmers are all too familiar with the Risk Management Agency’s (RMA) role in administering the federal crop insurance program. In addition to promulgating regulations, drafting policies, and issuing bulletins affecting...more
Published on the National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education (CLE) website on January 3, 2012, as part of Michael Kaiser's ongoing Animal-Law blog. ...more
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
- 1 Full Circle: A lawyer’s story of returning to the family farm
- 4 When livestock stray
- 5 What every farmer needs to know about the crop insurance appraisal process
- 6 FREQUENTLY ASKED...more
Een interview in het Agrarisch Magazine van Cunningham Lindsey, januari 2012...more
Agricultural Law Update - Volume 28, Number 4 - November 2011
Purchasers of federally reinsured crop insurance policies often find themselves at odds with the actions of the Risk Management Agency (the “RMA”), the arm of...more
Inside This Issue:
2 Landowner considerations when negotiating wind energy leases
3 Avoiding pitfalls associated with crop insurance
3 DOL issues rule change for workers on farms
4 Do you need to update your estate...more
Article speaks of legal considerations that should be take into account by farmers and ranchers thinking of expanding their current business into agritourism or agri-entertainment. ...more
This Article first appeared in the Agricultural Law Update, July 2008.
American agriculture defines progress through invention. In the 1830s, over 250 man hours were required to farm five acres of wheat. Today, through...more
This Article first appeared in The Agricultural Law Update, March 2008.
The Risk Management Agency (RMA), a division of the United States Department of Agriculture that administers the government’s federally reinsured...more
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