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After 155 posts, can there possibly be more to say? Yes, indeed. Three new opinions from federal courts of appeals demonstrate how new issues keep “cropping” up in arbitration law each week....more
On May 30, the OCC, the FDIC, the Federal Reserve Board, the NCUA, and the Farm Credit Administration issued an interagency statement regarding the increased maximum amount of flood insurance available for “Other Residential...more
A federal district court has held that a bankruptcy trustee’s action to compel payment of crop insurance proceeds is time-barred by virtue of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (FCIA) and the insurance policies’ arbitration...more
Insurance Premiums represent the third or fourth highest business expenses for most food manufacturers and distributors. But, even with all of those premium expenses, many food producers and distributors find that their food...more
In its recent decision in Wilson Mutual Ins. Co. v. Falk, 2013 Wisc. App. LEXIS 1031 (Wis. App. Dec. 11, 2013), the Court of Appeals for Wisconsin had occasion to consider whether cow manure generated at a dairy farm...more
With federal crop insurance now available to Michigan tart cherry growers and with other farmers considering or reconsidering crop insurance following adverse weather conditions in recent years, it is important to understand...more
In response to Michigan's devastating 2012 cherry crop, Senator Debbie Stabenow recently led the charge to gain Michigan tart cherry growers access to purchase federal crop insurance for the first time ever. Insurance was...more
Leasing a horse can be a great way to experience “owning” a horse without the full investment of purchasing a horse and taking on responsibility for the long-term costs of horse ownership. ...more
A prominent member of the agriculture community wants to see part of the so-called Obamacare health care reform package thrown out, saying it will cause undue hardship on small business owners, notably farmers....more
The Farm Credit Administration has adopted a new final rule governing the ownership and use of unincorporated business entities (UBEs) by Farm Credit System institutions. It applies to investments by System institutions in...more
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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