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Notify the ATO of Your Water Rights: Foreign Register of Water Entitlements is Now in Place

by K&L Gates LLP on

As of 1 July 2017, foreign persons must now register their interests in relevant water entitlements with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). The Water Register has been combined with the existing register of foreign...more

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association: Tyson Foods Scranton, Arkansas Facility Wins Clean Water Award (Full Treatment Category)

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (“Association”) announced in a September 21st news release that Tyson Foods River Valley Animal Foods (“Tyson”) in Scranton, Arkansas was a recipient of the 2017 Clean Water Award....more

Top 10 Considerations for Iowa Employers Post Election

by Davis Brown Law Firm on

There has already been a great deal written about the outcome of the 2016 election. Polls, long considered lagging indicators, were not indicators at all. As the dust settles and the recounts conclude, personal, professional...more

Renewable Energy Developers ? Beware of your Land Options

by White & Case LLP on

Four Arrows Investments 68 v Abigail Construction (20470/2014) [2015] ZASCA 121 - In a recent judgment the Supreme Court of Appeal held that any sale of a portion of agricultural land, whether conditional or not, shall...more

FCA Publishes New Market Watch Focusing on Commodities Traders and Market Abuse

On September 3, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published issue 49 of Market Watch, its newsletter on market conduct and transaction reporting issues. In it, the FCA sets out its findings following a thematic review it...more

Wisconsin Supreme Court: Pollution Exclusion Bars Coverage for Well Contamination Resulting from the Application of Manure and...

by Wilson Elser on

In Wilson Mutual Ins. Co. v. Robert Falk and Jane Falk, 2013AP691 & 2013AP776, and Preisler v. Kuettel’s Septic Serv., 2012AP2521, the Wisconsin Supreme Court sought to resolve conflicting court of appeals’ decisions on...more

Barnhardt Manufacturing Earns USDA Biobased Product Certification Label

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

On April 11, 2014, Barnhardt Manufacturing Company (Barnhardt) announced that its HyDri™ Cotton product has earned a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Product label under the Department's BioPreferred...more

Solar Project Prevails Over Williamson Act, CEQA Claims in Save Panoche Valley

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

A recent California appellate decision broke new ground for solar energy developers by upholding a County’s decision to cancel numerous Williamson Act contracts and approve a large solar project despite potentially...more

Must An Oil And Gas Lessee Accommodate A Cattle Operation?

by Gray Reed & McGraw on

At Looper Reed we advise our clients that it is good business to accommodate your neighbor informally, if you can. Sometimes that leads to attempted world domination, as Chamberlain learned from Hitler in 1938....more

SB 618 Provides Limited Williamson Act Relief for Solar Developers

Just signed by Governor Brown, SB 618 (Wolk) creates, for the first time, an explicit mechanism for landowners and solar developers to remove non-prime agricultural land from existing Williamson Act contracts in order to use...more

McAfee & Taft AgLINC - June 2011

by McAfee & Taft on

In This Issue: 1 Jacky Martin racing again 2 Endangered species litigation 3 The Oklahoma Livestock Owner’s Lien Act 4 Winds of change Excerpt from "Jacky Martin racing again" Racing legend looks to McAfee & Taft...more

Renewables Update May 2011

by Caroline Buchan on

PLANNING SCOTLAND'S RENEWABLE FUTURE With the SNP winning a historic 69 seats, we take a look at what the re-elected Scottish Government will need to do to the planning system if their ambitious renewables targets are to be...more

McAfee & Taft AgLINC - December 2010

by McAfee & Taft on

INSIDE THIS ISSUE: 2 Oklahoma’s Nontestamentary Transfer of Property Act 3 Tracking EPA’s enforcement of the CAFO Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule 3 The excess farm loss deduction limitation 4 Oklahoma’s Oil and...more

Non-Agricultural Land Use Tax

by Quynh Pham on

Please find below the recent Client Alert on the Non-Agricultural Land Use Tax....more

Trouble on the Range or a Green Opportunity? How the State's Budget Woes are Creating Both Challenges and Opportunities For...

by Miller Starr Regalia on

While there are signs that the greater economy may be turning a corner, the State of California continues to struggle with its finances in the wake of the economic downturn. Indeed, despite all the political wrangling and...more

Agriculture Provisions of House CLimate Change Bill ("ACES")

by Craig Raysor on

Document is a summary of the Agriculture provisions that amended the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 before it narrowly passed the House of Representatives on June 26, 2009. It is now currently on the calender...more

ABCs of Carbon Markets

A guide to carbon markets, including frequently asked questions, descriptions of and terminology used by the major emissions trading systems, and a glossary of carbon trading terms. ...more

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